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DEADLINE TO REGISTER: BY MIDNIGHT, TWO DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT (SEPT 23)
Join us for a Backcountry Women Adventure Women hike on on Hanson's Creek Trail for some amazing Whiteshell views and some challenging ups and downs as we go through rocky Canadian Shield terrain.
Event Leaders: Maggie Wen and Lara Stregger
Arrival Time: Arrive by 9:00 AM. We will begin the hike no later than 9:30 AM. The time arranged allows for you to attend to personal needs such as organizing your gear and for leaders to share information with the group.
Location: Hansons Creek Trail in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Exact meeting location will be shared with registered participants. A valid Manitoba Parks pass is required and can be purchased online.
In the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we live, work, and play on the ancestral lands of the Ininiw, Anishinaabe, and Dakota Nations, and the homeland of the Metis Nation. Our organization, Backcountry Women, is based on Treaty No. 1 Territory, and we appreciate that this event takes place on Treaty No 3. Territory.
Overall Difficulty Rating: due to the factors mentioned below, this activity is rated a 3/5. This rating is subject to change based on prevailing conditions at the time of the activity, including but not limited to weather.
Activity Category: Adventure Women hike - click for more info.
Duration/Distance: 9 km; approximately 4 hours including breaks
Experience: This event is open to participants with an average level of fitness who have some hiking experience. You must have the ability to walk with the group at a moderate pace for the duration of the activity and come to the activity with appropriate footwear, gear and outerwear.
Terrain: The trail leads through a mix of forested and rocky terrain. There are multiple steeper rocky climbs and descents, as well as a beaver dam crossing. Low lying spots will likely be wet, and rocks may be slippery if wet.
Pace: Slow to moderate with a break for a lunch and additional stops for water as needed.
Please keep 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.