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last min! Speyside brucetrail hike: total 20km @5KM /hr (10/6/2019)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: sheppard west station (dowmsview) station - passenger pickup
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Oct 6 2019  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Oct 5 2019 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:6 hours - including driving (on the day of event, please text me)
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): zhuli Qiu
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:4
Minimum Group Size:1
Number Registered So Far: 7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Itinerary:

DISTANCE:22 km

PACE: about 4.5 km/h

DIFFICULTY: D4 This is a fast hike.

We will meet at 900AM at Sheppard West station passenger pickup to do car pool and leave at 900am: it takes about 1 hour drive to get to event trail head: brucetrail pear tree park -km 12.1 : on 15 sideroad, 500m northest of halton rd 25 (8 cars) N:43.584709 W: 79.969888

About the hike, we will do Speyside hike Map 12- We will hike on side trail, and come back on siderail on Canada goose side trail then main trail loop back.

It is about 4-5 hours hike and we will have quick lunch during the hike and will return to sheppard west at 400pm.

=======Please note: About Ticks=====

Precautions against Ticks

This year may see an increase in tick populations in Ontario so take precautions.

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/lyme-disease/prevention-lyme-disease.html#s3


Required Items to Bring:
  • Good footwear - hiking or running shoes
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Weather permitting clothes
  • sun screen
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • snacks
  • sun glasses

How to Get There:
Event Directions:DrivingDirection: From 401 west to 410 Onto Hurontario. Then continue On - 10. Then turn left onto On-10/On-89. Then turn right onto Owen sound St/On-10. Then continue on Collingwood St/ Grey Rd 4. Then turn right on Grey Rd 4. Finally turn left on E Back line (900 m) and turn right onto lower valley Rd drive 750 m to parking :
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):140Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $29.54 (calculated at total Km * $0.211, effective Sunday, October 20, 2019). This is based on $0.08/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Your event coordinator will confirm exactly how much money is required from each person.

Notes:

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in TOC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!