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44. Jones Falls (15 KM) (11/13/2021)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: 21813 Concession Rd 3, Owen Sound - 2.5 Hours north of Toronto
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Nov 13 2021  11:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Nov 12 2021 10:55:00 AM
Event Duration:4-5 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): FLETCHER
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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:7
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

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EVENT DETAILS

So, this is my first time leading this section of the Bruce Trail around Jones Falls in the Pottawatomi Conservation Area.

This hike will be a bit of figure 8 for about 15 KM.

Please bring a lunch and at least 1-2 Litres of water. We will find a place to stop for lunch at the base of Jones Falls.

EVENT STATS

  • Distance: 15 KM
  • Trail vs Road: 12 vs 3
  • Elevation Range: 40 Meters
  • Challenging Climbs of Note: 2 climbs of at least 25 meters.
  • Largest Ascent: 25 m
  • Washrooms: No
  • Highlights: A few lookouts as well as of course Jones Falls.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WON'T BE A CARPOOL FOR THIS HIKE DUE TO CURRENT TOC COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS


  • Required Items to Bring:
    • Hiking boots
    • 1 to 2 liters of Water
    • Snacks and lunch
    • Weather appropriate clothing
    • Mask / face covering
    Recommended Items to Bring:
    Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • A smile
  • First Aid Kit
  • Whistle

  • How to Get There:
    Event Directions:

    Approx. Address: 21813 Concession Rd 3, Owen Sound - 44°33'05.9"N 80°57'31.2"W

    Please note that my event directions are from SHEPPARD WEST STATION.
    To change the map to options that better suit you, please click "MORE OPTIONS" link the 'Driving Directions' map (below) and then you can add your own address into the search.

    • Leaving Sheppard West - take the Allen Road south to the 401.
    • Travel west along Highway 401 to Highway 410 (15 KM).
    • Merge with Highway 410 and follow it North for approx. 151 km (NOTE: HWY 410 will eventually turn into HWY 10)
    • Upon entering the town of Rockford, turn left (WEST) at Grey Road 18 for 3 KM
    • Turn right (NORTH) at Concession 3 Derby and follow until the road ends in 4 KM
    • There is street parking at the end of the road.

    CLOSEST POTENTIAL WASHROOM
    There is a Tim Hortons in Markdale on the east side of Highway 10, about 30 minutes form the hike. Other options are in Shelbourne or Caledon.

    DRIVING DIRECTIONS

    Map of Meeting Location

    Picture of Meeting Location


    Notes:

    Please arrive on time, we won't wait for late comers


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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!