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Avon Trail 45th Anniversary End-to-End: Hike #1 – Cancelled
April 25, 2020 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
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SATURDAY APRIL 25: Avon Trail 45th Anniversary End-to-End: Hike #1
8:45am-1:00pm rain or shine
Contact: To join the hike or for more information, PLEASE contact Hike Leader Maria firstname.lastname@example.org
Distance: 10 km
Terrain: Moderate, some road walking
Duration: 4 hours (45 minutes travel, including car shuffle, 3 hours hiking)
Meeting & Time:
Meet 8:45am @ Boston Pizza rear parking lot (729 Erie St., Stratford, N4Z 1A1), for 9:00am sharp departure to carpool to starting point OR meet 9:20 @ km 0.0, the Water St. tennis courts in St. Marys (43.249103,-81.149796). Car shuffle will be used. Return to Stratford for 1:00. Optional lunch out.
Hike Route Overview: Avon Trail km 0-10.6
The hike proceeds along the Thames River through the town of St. Marys, continues along the rail trail eastward. The route encompasses a new section of the trail from Line 14 to Rd. 122 which includes the sighting of the mysterious Lighthouse in the corn field! A log will be given to participants to record their hikes for purposes of qualifying for the new Avon Trail End-to-end badge.
Recommendations: Pack snacks and water. Insect repellent and sunscreen highly recommended. Wear supportive, comfortable footwear and clothing appropriate to weather.
CHECK https://avontrail.ca/category/news/ prior to hike for possible changes/updates