Online payment is required in advance for your registration to be confirmed.
The cost of the event is non-refundable unless you cancel by: Thursday, August 16th.
Maximum: 25 people
Last Date to Register: Thursday, August 16th (No "walk-ons").
We will be camping near our Gravenhurst side trails and will spend a couple of days trailclearing/canoeing with the remainder canoeing/hiking/exploring). We have a number of portages about 800/800/400 m each way (Brotherson), so packing efficiently and light is essential as we also have to bring in trail clearing equipment and markers, and want to minimize our back and forths on the portages. Food will be independent. Trail equipment supplied, just bring garden/work gloves.
If you do not have a canoe, but want to come, sign up as there are usually people with canoes looking for partners, a canoe available if someone can car top it, or else the possibility that you can rent with another person.
Note: You must be at the put-in by Friday morning. If you are coming on your own on Saturday, you will need to be totally self-sufficient, as well as know how to find where we are located, which is not that easy if you don't have the map skills and unfamiliar with the area as this is not a well-known route.
Meet Location: At "put-in" or carpool locations. More info will be provided to those signed up.
Cost: Car pooling costs.
Max: 10 people
Organizer: Lynn C.
Photos from a previous trip: here.
Select the REGISTER button to register/cancel for this event.
Registration closes on Sunday, August 25th at 9 p.m. so people have time to arrange their car pools. Max 10.
We will arrive at Algonquin on the Friday and spend one night camping at Mew Lake. The next day we will start the loop around Provoking Lake, and camp on a backcountry site in the east end of trail. The distances are approximately 11km the first day and 8km the second day. There are steep hills on this hike but we will start early each day and take our time to enjoy the scenery. There is a possibility of extending one additional night if the group is interested. There is room for two more tents. The group will share the cost of the camping fees.
Maximum: 3 tents
Register ASAP as campsite need to be booked and number of days
Event Organizer: Paul M.
Do you like wild mushrooms? Either to eat or to admire or to photograph? Do you want to learn about mushroom identification? Do you love hiking on the Five Winds trails and taking time to stop and smell the roses? (in this case, the mushrooms). Then, this hike is for you.
Louise will be leading a hike on our trails near Gibson Lake. We'll meet at the Major Mackenzie Carpool lot at 7:45 a.m. and depart at 8:00 sharp.
Register by: September 9, 2018
Event Organizer: Louise L.
Note: This is an ALL DAY EVENT as per website.
(We needed to "trigger" the cancellation time of Friday 1:00 p.m.)
Note: Members who book after Friday 1:00 p.m. will need to select the "late fee" option. You will be responsible for paying the $10 late fee even if the other options are not grayed out. We can see the times people register.
There will be one Off-Trail Snowshoe Group, as well as a number of Ski Groups.
There will also be one Ski Navigation Group. This is an opportunity to gain confidence in wilderness navigation using a Five Winds map, compass, features of nature, or a GPS. Bring a map in a waterproof case (that hangs around your neck or is otherwise easily accessible) and a compass. GPS is optional
Currently, there is no Snowshoe Groups this week. If a Snowshoe Leader becomes available, we will update and let the Membership know.
Bus Pick-Up Times and Locations can be found here
Members: Login first to receive the Member Price options. Members are allowed to book up to the Friday 1:00 p.m. You may reserve a spot after this time but a late fee will apply. (Note: The Member Price without Late Fee does not "disappear" until midnight, however, if you book after the cut-off time, you need to select the correct option. If incorrectly selected, you will be responsible for the extra fee.) Cancellations without penalty can be made up to Friday, 1:00 p.m. for credit with any refunds to be settled by April 30 or before.
Non-Members: Non-Members pay an additional $10 fee and are allowed to book up to the Thursday midnight After this time, a Non-Member cannot register for the bus. Cancellations without penalty can be made up to Friday, 1:00 p.m. for credit with any refunds to be settled by April 30 or before. Non-Members should pay Online.
Quick Steps to Register
1. Login first if you have an account (much of your info will Autofill)
2. Click on the Register button
3. Enter your E-mail Address > Security Code (if present) >Next
4. Select the Price that applies (if late fee applies select from those options) >Next
5. Fill out Form > Next
6. Review Info and select on one of the following:
Cancelling Your Registration
1. Login and return to the Event
2. Under the Register button, click Already registered
3. Click the Cancel Registration button. You will receive an e-mail confirming the cancellation. (Note: After the Friday 1:00 deadline, the Cancel Registration button will disappear).
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