Ganaraska Hiking Trail is a 500 kilometer long marked footpath from Port Hope on Lake Ontario to the south of the Blue Mountains. Like Bruce Trail, the Ganaraska Hiking Trail also consists of nine sections for each there is an End-to-End badge. Section End-to-End badge is available with cost of $3 -$7 upon the completion of the section. Check here for more information: http://ganaraska-hiking-trail.org/
The Barrie section starts at the Sugarbush Estate, runs west crossing Horseshoe Valley, Copeland Forest, Springwater Prov. Park, Snow Valley, and Minesing Swamp and ends at Hwy. 90 (50 kms). The terrain is varied with some short, steep hills. We will do this End to End through two days on Dec 3rd and Dec 10th.
On Dec 10th , after meet, we will car shuttle to 6TH LINE@COUNTY ROAD 90, [masked],[masked]), (44°20'26.0"N 79°50'26.0"W) to start hike
Pace: Moderate (4 -4.5km/hour)
Terrain: variable and could be challenging in Winter.
Carpool: DIY. If you need a ride or are willing to offer, indicate your preferred pick up location and time in the comment section. It is suggested each driver takes 1 or 2 passengers and based on the approximate vehicle cost, each passenger contributes $18 ( 1 passenger) or $12 (2 passengers) to driver to share the cost.
The approximate vehicle cost = total km * $0.19 ($0.08/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divided by 9).
Note: Bring water and lunch. Hiking boots. Icers may needed. No Dog. No drop out. This hike goes rain or snow or shine . The hike will be joined by hikers from other group/ the public.
RSVP Etiquette: Check here. Please keep your RSVP updated as a courtesy to the group. We expect attendee to have experience of long distance hike (20km+).
All participants need to sign the "Toronto Bruce Trail Club Car/Urban Hike Waiver of Liability & Assumption of Risk" at the beginning of the event.
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