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DEADLINE TO REGISTER: BY MIDNIGHT, TWO DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT (AUG. 20)
**PLEASE READ THE REQUIREMENTS AND ALL DETAILS BELOW PRIOR TO REGISTRATION**
Join us on a Backcountry Women Warrior Women Hike on Centennial Trail, part of the Great Trail. We will start hiking from the Bear Lake parking lot along the Centennial Trail passing by Hanson's Creek and continuing to a lookout high above Ross Lake. We will retrace our path back to Bear Lake parking lot. A total of approximately 18km.
We will hike this trail rain or shine, unless deemed unsafe.
Event leaders: Kerry St George - Click here for bio.
Arrival Time: by 8:30 AM. We will begin the hike no later than 9 AM so please arrive on time. The time arranged allows for you to have time to attend to personal needs such as organizing your gear and for the leaders to share information with the group.
Location: We will meet at Bear Lake Trail parking lot located on highway 44. A valid Manitoba Parks pass is required and can be purchased online. Backcountry Women acknowledges that this hike will take place on Treaty 3 Territory.
Overall Difficulty Rating: due to the factors mentioned below, this activity is rated a 4/5. This rating is subject to change based on prevailing conditions at the time of the activity, including but not limited to weather.
Hiking series: Warrior Women - click for more info.
Duration / Distance: Approximately 18 kms, 6-7 hours with breaks.
Experience: This event is open to participants with a good level of fitness who have intermediate hiking experience and good endurance. You must have the ability to walk with the group at a moderate steady pace for the duration of the activity and come to the activity with appropriate outerwear and gear. Strongly recommend that you have walked, run or hiked more than 10km in the last 2-3 months.
Terrain: The trail is a maintained trail with lots of ups and downs over roots and rocks.
Pace: Moderate to fast with some breaks (2.5-3.5 km/h over rocky uneven terrain - not flat land hiking speed).
Please leave dogs at home.
Further details will be provided to registered participants. Participants are responsible for having a valid e-mail address, communicating with the event organizer regarding any changes in attendance, and for checking e-mail prior to an event.
Registering for this event secures you a spot and fees are non-refundable and no credits will be issued, unless under exceptional circumstances. If you are no longer able to attend, please see our Cancellation Policy.