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3.5-4 km/h SLOW HIKE: West Toronto Railpath (5.5 KM) (5/28/2022)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Dundas West Station
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 28 2022  11:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, May 28 2022 6:25:00 AM
Event Duration:1-2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to 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:30
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 30 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

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EVENT DETAILS

So, once a month I get a massage and I'm always tired for about 24 hours after.
However, I still like to get some fresh air and exercise, so this will be just be a short slower urban hike.

So, today's 5.5 KM is just a short loop both starting and finishing at Dundas West Station Station.
Interesting spots include

  1. 'Wallace Avenue Pedestrian Bridge'
  2. 'West Toronto Railpath'.
  3. 'Neslie Chocolate Factory'

This hike will be primarily on paved paths and sidewalks.

In terms of hills, there's one decently long staircase going over the Wallace Avenue Pedestrian Bridge near the beginning of the hike.

Sadly, there won't be able open washrooms on this hike. Also, the nearest washroom to Dundas West Station is about 5 minutes away.

We'll aim for a slower pace of 3.5 to 4 KM/h

Post hike if anyone is interested, I'm going to head over to King Slice for one of their famous pizza slices for lunch.


Required Items to Bring:
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Water 1-2 L and snacks
  • Recommended Items to Bring:
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  • A smile
  • First Aid Kit
  • Whistle
  • $20 for your 2022 TOC badge

  • How to Get There:
    Event Directions:

    We'll meet outside the Entrance to Dundas West Subway station on the Bloor Line, which is located 6 stations west of St. George Station & 8 east of Kipling Station. If raining or cold, I'll be just inside the station doors.

    If driving, the station entrance is located on the North-West side of Bloor/Dundas (on Dundas).
    There's a parking lot located one block west of Dundas, just north of Bloor on Dorval Road.

    (Look for me in the BLUE Toronto Outdoor Club shirt)

    MAP

    PICTURE OF MEETING LOCATION


    Notes:

    Please ensure that you check the 'TTC service updates website' for any potential closures.

    Please arrive on time, I will turn off my cell phone once the hike begins.


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