April 8, 2024

Total Solar Eclipse Tour

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Special Adventure
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Adventure Start:
Apr 8, 2024 8:00 AM
Estimated End:
Apr 8, 2024 7:00 PM

Adventure Description

April 8th is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see a total solar eclipse. You won't see another one this close to us until 2099 and if you think you'll still be alive for that one, well, more power to you.

We're not missing this one! We're going to drive down into the path of Totality where, assuming the skies stay clear, the sun will be covered for over 3 minutes. Become a member and log-in to see the full details of this adventure. Eclipse glasses will be provided!

April 8th is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see a total solar eclipse. You won't see another one this close to us until 2099 and if you think you'll still be alive for that one, well, more power to you. A total eclipse is truly an other-worldly experience. Everything gets eerily quiet as the sun begins to covered and you'll see a quality of light that transforms the landscape for a few minutes that will stick with you forever.

We're not missing this one! We're going to drive down to the shores of Lake Erie, into the path of Totality where, assuming the skies stay clear, the sun will be covered for over 3 minutes.

We'll drive out of town early, stopping in rural Ontario for lunch then set up for the grand event. The eclipse takes a total of 2.5 hours so we'll go for a hike that culminates with over 3 minutes of total eclipse.

We're hoping for clear skies but, worst case scenario, we'll get a hike at Big Creek National Wildlife Area which is among the best birding spots in Ontario.

We'll be providing Eclipse Glasses for all members!

This is likely to be a popular event so we're not opening up guest registration until all members have had a chance to sign-up.

There are 11 seats in the van. Once we hit capacity, we'll either switch to carpooling or attempt to secure a larger vehicle. We'll be allowing more than 18 members into this adventure so as many people as possible have an opportunity to see the eclipse.

Itinerary

08:00 -Pickup at Keele

11:00 - Arrive in Norfolk County. Precise time could be flexible because of traffic.

11:00 - 13:00 - Find a spot for lunch

13:00 - Begin hike at Big Creek National Wildlife Area (location could change)

14:00 - Eclipse begins

15:16 - 15:20 - Period of total eclipse

16:30 - Eclipse ends

19:00 - Anticipated drop off at Keele

Rental Gear available

Adventure Cost

Event Cost:
$60+HST
Transport Cost:
$60+HST

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Cancellation Policy

Full amount will be charged on registration. No refunds, except for illness with 24 hours notice.
If you cancel and wish to rejoin, please confirm with us on Discord to ensure that the updated registration has been received.

Members Attending

Jonathan
Tanya
Karina
Jaime
Raveen
Tengis
Weiqi
Joanna
Artem
Tiffany
Gurmandeep Singh
Maria
Siuthyn
Kelly
Laura
Tengis
Mark
Meet
Eleanor
Ishani
Noel
Emily
Rumana
Imtiaz
Norah
Akash
Samantha
Harriet
Kelsey
Ahmed
Adhiraj
Nashid
Leanne
Jyoti
Shivika
Thomas
Lana
Michael
Melissa
Joel
Megha
Fayadh

Members on Waitlist

This adventure is now full but you can join the waitlist!

Adventure Cancellations

Jonathan
Tanya
Jaime
Raveen
Weiqi
Joanna
Maria
Mark
Ishani

Sign-Up Deadline

This adventure opens for registration soon!

Trip Updates

5/4/24 - Please note there are no remaining seats in the van. Anyone joining after this point will need to self-drive. 7/4/24 - One seat has become available so we're opening van registration back up.

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