Hiker Initiation Program - Toronto

April 15, 2013 at 06:30 PM until April 28, 2013 at 02:00 PM
Toronto & Scotsdale Farm

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Hoping to learn more about hiking?

Join the Toronto Bruce Trail Club's

Hiker Initiation Program - Spring 2013

($10 bus fare is the only charge for this unique 3-part program)


All are welcome. Open to Bruce Trail Members and non-members alike!


1. Introduction to hiking in Southern Ontario

Monday April 15, 2013
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
YMCA (Toronto Central), Grosvenor Room
20 Grosvenor St, Toronto
(West of Yonge St., between College and Wellesley Sts.)
Directions >>

In this informal classroom session, experienced Hike Leaders will guide participants through the ins-and-outs of hiking on the Bruce Trail and other trails in Southern Ontario.

Parking available across from YMCA ($5 flat rate)


2. Hiking gear review at Mountain Equipment Co-op

Thursday April 18, 2013
Two sessions: 6:00-7:00 pm; 7:00-8:00 pm
Mountain Equipment Co-op
400 King St. W., Toronto
Directions >>

Take a look at the some of the essential gear...and some of the nice-to-have accessories...for your hike. Learn a bit more about boots, socks, backpacks, clothing, poles, water containers and other hiking accessories.


3. Scenic guided hike at Scotsdale Farm

Sunday April 28, 2013

10:00 am Bus departs from Clarence Square (on Spadina Ave. between Front and King Sts.)
10:15 am Bus departs from Islington Subway Station
11:15 am Deadline for hikers arriving by car at Scotsdale Farm
11:30 am Hike starts

Join hike leaders for a 10 km scenic loop hike on the Bruce Trail at Scotsdale Farm near Georgetown (approximately 3 hours long).

Bring a packed lunch, 1 litre of water, and $10 for bus fare. 
If you prefer to car pool, directions to Scotsdale Farm are available.


For more information and to register:

Visit: www.torontobrucetrailclub.org/hip2013.php

Or contact:

John Riley (Toronto Bruce Trail Club volunteer)


Space is limited. Applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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