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In Step 3 of Provincial re-opening (beginning July 16) some hikes open to non-members and capacity limits may increase to 100 hikers. Some hikes may have lower capacity limits or be for members only. Registration is required for all hikes.

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Toronto Hike Schedule

Registration for all hikes by the Toronto Club opens two weeks prior to the event

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  • Eldred King Woodlands
    8:00 AM-1:00 PM
    08/08/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (16 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): 16232 ON-48, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON L4A 7X4 . Eldred King is just north of Aurora Rd off Markham Rd (HWY 48) . When the sign Eldred King Woodlands appears turn unto the gravel roadway and follow it to the parking lot. Parking is free and there are security guards until closing time.
    I urge everyone doing this hike to arrive at least 15 mins before departure time so we can start on time.
    We start the hike early (8:00 a.m.) to beat the heat. Walk with your hiking essentials including at least 2 litres of water, and a light lunch. Dress for the weather.

    Hike Leader(s): Victor Ramautar Cell: 416-708-8199 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 12-15kms

    Description

  • Mississauga: Credit River 2/6 Erindale – Barbertown Loop
    9:30 AM-1:15 PM
    08/08/2021


    Registration Required:

    NOTE, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.

    Click here to be added to the Wait List.

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at MiWay Kipling Terminal Platform 16 for 8:34 a.m. departure MiWay Bus #1. Walk 5 minutes west from Kipling Subway Station to the Terminal. Or if going directly to the hike, meet the rest of us by the washrooms at Erindale Park. The entrance to Erindale Park is 1695 Dundas Street West, just east of Mississauga Road. Try to arrive 10-15 minutes ahead of time.
    Hike Leader(s): Andrew Proczek Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 13.2 Km

    Description

    We will be hiking north along the Culham trail form Erindale Park as far as Eglington Ave and returning by way of Leslie Log House, Mullet Creek, Trapper’s Green, and Sawmill Valley Trail to UTM, finishing our scenic loop back at our starting point. This is mostly a flat hike with 3 hills and a few rocky sections where you have to watch your footing. Mostly it is smooth sailing. Our lunch stop will be on the grounds of Leslie Log House at the 7.6 km mark. Water fountain and public washrooms at Erindale Park only, nature stop prior to our lunch break. There should be an ice cream vendor waiting for us in Erindale Park on our return.

    The route:https://onthegomap.com/s/d70uqhva

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  • Yellow Creek Ravine and the Beltline Trail West
    8:00 AM-12:00 PM
    08/14/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (7 spots remaining)

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the front entrance to the Castle Frank Subway Station.

    Hike Leader(s): Wayne Crockett Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 11 km

    Description

    Join me for a pleasant walk from Castle Frank Subway through the Yellow Creek Ravine, Mount Pleasant Cemetery  and the Beltline Trail westward to near Caledonia Road and Eglinton Avenue West.

    Registration for this event opens on July 31st.

    An early start to avoid the worst heat of the day.

    Route: https://onthegomap.com/s/q2fklgbf

    What you’ll need: Comfortable walking shoes, 2 litres of water, snacks.

    How to get home: We will be passing near to Davisville Station on the Yonge Line and Eglinton West Station on the University-Spadina Line if you wish to drop out during the walk. At the end of the day you can catch the Eglinton 32 eastbound to the north/south subway lines or the 47 Lansdowne south to the Bloor/Danforth.

  • Lynde Shores Conservation Area, Whitby
    9:00 AM-12:30 PM
    08/14/2021

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

    Registration Required:

    NOTE, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.

    Click here to be added to the Wait List.

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Meet Whitby GO Station North Exit by Bus Platform #7 (DRT Route #917). GO Train from Toronto Departs Union Station 8:05 AM arriving at 8:58 AM. We will take bus #917 for seven minutes to a stop near the conservation area – $0.80 if you show your GO Ticket/Pass. Drivers may take the bus & pay full fare ($3.25 Presto/$4.00 Cash, Seniors 2.15/$2.75) or meet at the Conservation Area (Parking $6.00 Flat Rate) – note the lot does get busy. GO Transit $10 Day Pass is available on smart phones only. Hikers without smart phone may meet at Union Station and purchase through Hike Leader.

    Hike Leader(s): Tom Swales Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat, Other (Refer to Description)
    Distance: 11-12

    Description

    A short 7 minute bus ride from the Whitby GO Station we will explore the trails of beautiful Lynde Shores Conservation Area where birds and wildlife are regularly spotted. We pass through the bird feeder trail, two marshes and the Lake Ontario Shoreline. Option to visit the tap room of Town Brewery craft brewery before returning to the GO Station.

    Surfaces include pavement, rocks, some sand and gravel/dirt trails. One small step down to the beach. Hiking Boots and long (or zip-off) pants recommended.

    On The Go Maps Route Map:

    https://onthegomap.com/s/ho466tn0

    Preregistration begins July 31st 2021

    Limited to Maximum 12 Hikers

     

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  • Bluffers Park
    9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    08/21/2021

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

    Registration Required:

    Registration opens on 2021-08-07


    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at TTC Bus Loop by Bluffers Park Beach. Take Bus #175 Bluffers Park from Kennedy Station to end of the line. Bus runs every 15 minutes, travel time is 20 minutes. Taking the TTC bus service is strongly recommended.

    Hike Leader(s): Tom Swales Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 8

    Description

    Morning hike around Bluffers Park Beach and Bluffers Park viewing the Scarborough Bluffs.

    Preregistration Begins Aug 7 2021

    Limited To Maximum of 12 Hikers

  • Earl Bales Park and West Don Parkland
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    08/21/2021


    Registration Required:

    Registration opens on 2021-08-04


    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at west exit of the North York Centre subway station–towards the reflecting pool of Mel Lastman Square.

    Hike Leader(s): George Lennon Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 13.5 km

    Description

    We will explore quiet trails along the West Don River into some of the least-known woods in the city. We will pass through York Cemetery to Gwendolyn Park and Earl Bales Park and the Hinder Property. Looping through the West Don Parkland, we return via the Hinder Property and Burnett Park to Mel Lastman Square. Some steep descents and climbs, so walking poles are highly recommended. It can be buggy along the Hydro Corridor.  Bring spray, sunscreen if it is a bright day, and snacks and drinking water.

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  • Split Rock Narrows Mono Cliffs
    8:30 AM-12:30 PM
    08/22/2021


    Registration Required:

    Registration opens on 2021-08-08


    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): We meet in the Bruce Trail Conservancy parking lot which is about 0.5 km NORTH of the intersection of 25 Sideroad and 2nd Line EHS. The parking lot is on the EAST side of 2nd Line EHS. Bring Water , A little lunch, any medication and any other hiking essential. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before departure (8:30 a.m.) so we can start on time.
    Hike Leader(s): Victor Ramautar Cel: 416-708-8199 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 10-12 kms

    Description

    A 105 metre dead end side trail following the floor of the Splitrock Narrows crevice. This feature was created by an effect known as cambering; a process that widens cracks into crevices through freeze-thaw action.

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