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Northeast Edmonton - Southwest Edmonton (42KM) (6/3/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Hermitage Park - south parking lot (Near Picnic Site #1)
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jun 3 2018  8:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jun 2 2018 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:9-10 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Steve S
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 13 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

We will start the hike in Hermitage Park. Please arrive at 7:45 AM for a prompt 8:00 AM departure. Cars will be left at the end of the trail to return hikers to their cars at Hermitage Park. This walk will be at a brisk/fast pace for an extended distance.

We will travel near the following locations to get to the cars parked on Howatt Dr SW.

  • Hermitage Park
  • Rundle Park
  • Gold Bar Park
  • Capilano Park
  • Kinnaird Park
  • Dawson Park
  • Riverdale
  • Louise McKinney Riverfront Park
  • Nellie McClung Park
  • Kinsmen Park
  • Emily Murphy Park
  • Hawrelak Park
  • Whitemud Equestrian Park
  • Rainbow Valley Park
  • Whitemud Creek Ravine
  • Larch Sanctuary
  • Anthony Henday Wildlife Tunnel

    I plan on stopping around the 23 KM point to have lunch for about 15-20 minutes. This will be at Hawrelak Park where we can also utilize the facilities.

    Difficulty: the walk will be at a "higher brisk" pace (approx 4.5 km/h) for approx. 42 KM. We will also be going up the stairs at Fox Drive.

    Dogs are very welcome on this hike - if you are bringing your dog(s) please note this when you sign up for the event. Please keep your dogs on leash at all times on this hike as the paths will be busy with other people hiking and biking.

  • Required Items to Bring:
  • Suitable footwear / clothing for the conditions
  • Plenty of water
  • Food for snacks/lunch
  • Sunscreen
  • Recommended Items to Bring:
    Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

    How to Get There:
    Event Directions:From Yellowhead Trail drive north on Victoria Trail. Turn right at Hermitage Rd and continue into the park. Stay right at the "T" and you will enter the circular south parking lot. (Meet near Picnic Site #1)

    This walk will be at a brisk/fast pace for an extended distance.
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    - Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.

    Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
    Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

    Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
    Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!