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The Beach, The Bluffs, Guildwood Park 13.5 km (12/1/2019)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: SE corner of Lawrence Ave E. + Beechgrove Dr, Scarborough
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Dec 1 2019  10:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Nov 30 2019 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:about 3.5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Arnie
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:20
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


PLEASE NOTE: There are scheduled TTC subway closures on line 1 and 2 this weekend. Check the TTC website for details if this may affect your travel plans

Click here for TTC subway closures info

DISTANCE: 13.5 km

PACE: 4.5 km/h


WASHROOMS: 1/2 way at Guildwood Park

ICERS: we may need icers for this hike. Be prepared. You must keep icers in your pack during the winter months.

Approximately 9 km of the 13.5 km will be on the sand!
We will hike on the beach beside the Scarborough Bluffs, along a paved trail beside Highland Creek, and loop around Guildwood Park
We will have a snack break along the way

For an interactive Route Map CLICK HERE for route 725985

Required Items to Bring:
  • MANDATORY! PROPER ICERS with sharp metal points to dig into the ice
    - keep icers in your pack during the winter months.
  • no icers? see next item
  • bring your OHIP card
  • whistle
  • cell phone
  • water 2 or 3 L
  • Good footwear
  • Weather appropriate clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • ski googles!(to keep the fiercely wind driven stinging ice pellets from bouncing off your eye balls. 70kph wind gusts on this hike!)
  • first aid kit
  • lunch /snacks
  • sun glasses + sunblock + sun hat

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

We will meet on the South East corner of Lawrence Ave E. + Beechgrove Dr, Scarborough

If coming by transit, allow lots of time to arrive before the hike start time.
There are scheduled TTC subway closures on line 1 and 2 this weekend. check TTC website for details

BY CAR: Park on a side street near the start of the hike.




This hike will go forth snow, rain or shine, but not thunderstorms or freezing rain

Please arrive before the start time, we will start promptly at the start time.

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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!