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X-C skiing at Hardwood Ski and Bike (1/26/2019)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.You will then make your payment for this event at the venue, NOT in advance to the TOC.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Ski
Event Location: Hardwood Ski and Bike
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jan 26 2019  10:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jan 24 2019 4:00:00 PM
Event Duration:9 hrs or so
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): David B
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:$25.50/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 16 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Hardwood's website indicates that they have all trails open and an OK snow base. Plus between now and our event day temperatures are not expected to climb above zero. We can expect good conditions on Hardwood great trails.


We will ski in small groups according to your level and pace. There is a chalet with food and drinks, though it only serves basic food. Therefore, you might want to bring your own lunch.
A trail pass costs $26.00 (plus tax) per person. If you need to rent equipment, it costs an additional $35.00 (plus tax) for a total of $61.00 (plus tax) per person.

We will leave Hardwood between 4pm and 5pm at the latest and be back at Sheppard West/Downsview subway station around 5:30pm and 6:30pm.

Those who want, can go out to dinner once we are back in Toronto.

For drivers, and possible drivers…
1. How many passengers can you take with you, if you take skis and if you don’t take Skis? Also, can you take skis on roof racks? Important for people with long skis.
For everyone...
2. Are you taking skis up with you? Or will you rent them?
3. If you are taking your skis, how long are they? – Please estimate if you are unsure.

Required Items to Bring:
Appropriate clothing for the weather and activity: layered, breathable clothing is best. Water (1-2 litres), snacks/lunch
And For drivers: The coordinator suggests you have the event organizer and other carpool drivers cell/info upon your person and a winter safety car kit - including direction/driving maps, up to date roadside assistance info. Winter tires are recommended.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):218Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $43.60 (calculated at total Km * $0.200, effective Tuesday, September 29, 2020). This is based on $0.08/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Your event coordinator will confirm exactly how much money is required from each person.


- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in TOC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Send them to
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Stacy, at

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$25.50/Person
Cost Includes:A trail pass costs $26.00 (plus tax) per person. If you need to rent equipment, it costs an additional $35.00 (plus tax) for a total of $61.00 (plus tax) per person. Plus your part of the carpool, and dinner if you come.
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the TOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.
Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

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