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#2/4 Ganaraska- Kawartha Section End-to-End -22km

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    Ganaraska Hiking Trail is a 500 kilometer long marked footpath from Port Hope on Lake Ontario to the south of the Blue Mountains. It 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 Kawartha section starts on the rail trail, passes Lindsay, Scugog River , Victoria County Recreational corridor,  and the Canadian Shield country to reach Moore Falls  after 77 kilometres of very varied terrain. We will complete the Kawartha section over four hikes, scheduled for Dec 17, Jan 7, Jan 21 and Jan 28. 

    On Jan 7 after meet up at Poulsom Rd , we will car shuttle to Roadside parking on County Rd 45, Norland, where the trail crosses. Reference GPS [masked], [masked]) (44°45'20.5"N 78°42'21.1"W) to start hiking. 

    Distance: 22 km

    Difficulty: Intermediate to advanced

    Pace: Moderate (4 -4.5km/hour)

    Terrain: variable and challenge, ice and snow covered at some parts.  

    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 $30( 1 passenger) or $20 (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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  • Alina
    Co-Organizer,
    Event Host

    Done Bruce Trail and Oak Ridges Trail in 2016 and now doing the Ganaraska Trail, join me to... more

  • Glynn
    Event Host

    The notion that [outdoor] recreation has no environmental impact is no longer tenable. - CHF & HKC

  • Jacquie

    Love to be outdoors.

  • Lina

    Be one with nature in the great outdoors!

  • Bruce

    And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.

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