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#1/3 Bruce Traill - Blue Mountains Section End-to-End - 21KM
Toronto Bruce Trail Club members can do Pre-registration on TBTC website www.torontobrucetrailclub.org, which will get your information pre-printed on the Waiver Form and save your time signing up at the event. No dropout, End to End #1 of 3, Hiking boots, No dogs, Late return (after 6pm), Bring lunch and at least 2L water. Depart 9:30 am, Parking area - km 20.4 Map 22, off 15/16 Sideroad provided by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Area. Daily parking and user fees apply. GPS N[masked] W[masked]. The 65.9 km Blue Mountains Section starts at Lavender and ends at Swiss Meadows. The terrain changes abruptly as the trail enters the area best known for Ontario's ski resorts. The trail in this section is set among high bluffs interspersed with deep, wide valleys. From the trail, the expansive views of the rolling countryside and the Nottawasaga Bay are lovely. We will complete this section through three hikes scheduled for July 22, 28 & 29. On July 22 after meeting at km 20.4, we will car shuttle to km 0.0 to hike back. Car shuttle in effect at start and end of hike. All must take part in the car shuttle. Pre-registration starts Sat Jun[masked]:00 pm (noon) Pre-registration cancellation and cutoff deadline (no changes or cancellations after this) Thu Jul[masked]:00 pm (noon). How Car Shuttle works? --- meet up at point A, some cars drive all people to point B to hike back point A, then the cars left at point A drive people to point B to retrieve cars. Car shuttle in effect at start and end of hike. All must take part in the car shuttle. • Important to know 1) Difficulty - intermediate; Pace - 4km/hour; Terrain - variable including rocky, hilly, muddy and challenging. 2) Please arrive by 9:10 am to give yourself time to sign up the Waiver Form(name, number, emergency contact and number are required) and coordinate the car shuttling. Carpool: Coordinate by yourself. If you need or offer ride, post at Comments section. It is suggested each passenger contributes $18 to driver to share the cost of gas and maintenance. Drive decides. Vehicle Cost per km = $gas/9 + $0.08 maintenance. RSVP: keep your RSVP updated. Pre-registrants through Toronto Bruce Trail Club website take precedence when spots are limited. RSVP to this event means you have accepted the TBTC Waiver of Liability & Assumption of Risk (Click here to read) ( https://www.meetup.com/Toronto-Bruce-Trail-Club/pages/20468555/Waiver_of_Liability_and_Assumption_of_Risk/ ). All participants need to sign the form "Toronto Bruce Trail Club Car/Urban Hike Waiver of Liability & Assumption of Risk" at the beginning of the event. Cannot make to this hike ? Toronto Bruce Trail Club offer over 400 organized hikes led by certified Hike Leaders. Check the full hiking schedule for different types of hikes(car hike, bus hike, urban hike, Nordic ski/snowshoeing) on website: http://www.torontobrucetrailclub.org/040~Lets_Hike/020~Hike_Calendar/?y=118;m=6

Parking area - km 20.4 Map 22, off 15/16 Sideroad

Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Area N 44.342784 W 80.210628 · Glen Huron, on

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If you like hiking, you probably have heard of and hiked on the Bruce Trail, the longest marked public path in Canada. No, you don't have to be a member of the Bruce Trail Conservancy to hike on Bruce Trail, but if there were not members, there wouldn't be Bruce Trail after all.

" When you are out on The Trail, consider for a moment what this means: every blaze, every boardwalk, every bridge, every stile is there thanks to volunteers and members" -- Robert Bateman, one of the Trail's founding members.

We invite you to consider becoming a supporter to the Bruce Trail Conservancy, Toronto Bruce Trail Club. To learn more, please visit http://www.torontobrucetrailclub.org/030~Become_a_Member/ (https://brucetrail.org/store/membership)

About Toronto Bruce Trail Club:

Toronto Bruce Trail Club is the largest of the nine member clubs of the Bruce Trail Conservancy.

Founded in 1962, we celebrated our 50th anniversary in 2012. Since our founding, our member volunteers have worked tirelessly to build and maintain the Bruce Trail, to raise funds for the purchase of conservation lands and for support of the Bruce Trail Conservancy, and to give the public the opportunity to enjoy hiking through the more than nearly 400 hikes we offer each year, check calendar here http://www.torontobrucetrailclub.org/040~Le... (http://www.torontobrucetrailclub.org/040~Lets_Hike/020~Hike_Calendar/) .

We offer a huge range of opportunities for volunteers to be active through leading hikes, working on trail maintenance, community outreach, fundraising and social activities. Our more than 3,000 members enjoy the benefit of a full range of hiking activities as well as the conservation and educational activities organized by the Bruce Trail Conservancy.

To learn more , please visit: http://www.torontobrucetrailclub.org

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