Calendar

Jul
19
Sun
Cancelled – Member Run – Evergreen Mountain @ Evergreen Mountain
Jul 19 all-day

As a result of restrictions imposed by the provincial emergency order, this event has been cancelled.

Aug
15
Sat
Member Run – Lavant Lookout Back door @ Lavant Lookout
Aug 15 all-day

Description

Lavant Lookout is a trail that leads to a scenic lookout near Lavant.  The trail is rocky, with some tight sections and a few muddy sections. There is a rock garden, known as the mine field, that requires careful navigation before reaching the top. On this run, we will also tackle run the trail from the back door and head up to the lookout, adding an extra challenge to the event.

Meeting Place

Primary Meeting Location: Bells Corners Loblaws parking lot @ 9:00am

Map of Loblaws Bells Corners

Secondary Meeting Location: Hopetown

Map of Hopetown

Departure

Primary Meeting Location: 9:30am

Secondary Meeting Location: 10:15am (approximate)

Requirements

Tow Points are mandatory for this trail

Gas

Please come to the meeting location fully fueled and ready to roll.

Non-Members

Members only for this run please. If you wish to bring a guest along, please contact us in advance.

Communications

Please tune your CB to channel 4.  No CB?  Bring your FRS radio tuned to channel 4.

Reminders

Remember to bring a lunch, plenty of water, boots, cameras and your sense of adventure. It is also recommended that you carry a tow strap and some shackles as basic extraction equipment. Bug spray and sunscreen may also be wise.

As we can never be certain what will transpire on the trail, we cannot guarantee a return time. Even though it is our intent to be off the trail at a reasonable time, come prepared for a long day with extra food and water.

Aug
29
Sat
Recovery Seminar & Lavant Lookout Sunset Run @ Lavant Lookout
Aug 29 all-day

The EOTB will be offering a recovery seminar for its members. During this seminar, you will learn techniques for the safe extraction of a vehicle stuck on the trail. Techniques will include use of the following equipment:

  • Recovery Straps
  • Winches
  • Snatch blocks
  • Air bags
  • Hi-Lift Jack

Following the seminar, we will do a dusk run to Lavant Lookout to catch the Sunset (at 7:05 pm)  before completing the day with a night run back down the trail. The trail run portion of the event is optional and you may choose to leave from Dixon Lake at the end of the seminar.

Location

The recovery seminar will take place at Dixon Lake, the traditional air down location for the Lavant Lookout trail.

Meeting Place

As some participants may not know the way to Dixon Lake, we will meet in the Loblaws parking lot in Bells Corners and convoy from there. We will meet at 11:00am with the intent of departing no later than 11:30am.

Primary Meeting Location: Bells Corners Loblaws parking lot @ 11:00am

Secondary Meeting Location: Hopetown, on Highway 511 just west of Wolf Grove Road.

Departure

Primary Meeting Location: 11:30am

Secondary Meeting Location: 12:15pm (approximate)

Fuel

Please come to the meeting location fully fueled and ready to roll.

Members only

This trail run is open only to EOTB members in good standing.

CB Radios

Please tune your CB to channel 4. No CB? Bring your FRS radio tuned to channel 4.

Reminders

Remember to bring a lunch or shared food, plenty of water, boots, cameras and your sense of adventure. It is also recommended that you carry a tow strap and some shackles as basic extraction equipment.

 

Sep
12
Sat
Member Run – Crag Lake Front Door
Sep 12 all-day

Description

Crag Lake is one of the club’s favourite trails with challenging rock climbs ending at a very scenic lakeside.

Meeting Place

Primary Meeting Location: The Bogie General Store at 9:00am

Given the length of the trail, we will forego the usual meeting spot in Bells Corners and meet at The Bogie General Store at the intersection of Highways 508 and 511.

Departure

We will be leaving no later than 9:30am.

Requirements

Tow Points are mandatory for this trail. A lift and 33″ or larger tires is recommended for this trail.

Fuel

Please come to the meeting location fully fueled and ready to roll.

Non-Members

This is a members only run. If you wish to invite a non-member, please contact the trail leader to confirm that this event is suitable for your guest.

CB Radios

Please tune your CB to channel 4.  No CB?  Bring your FRS radio tuned to channel 4.

Reminders

Remember to bring a lunch, plenty of water, boots, cameras and your sense of adventure. It is also recommended that you carry a tow strap and some shackles as basic extraction equipment. Bug spray and sunscreen may also be wise.

Sep
25
Fri
EOTB Fall Camp
Sep 25 – Sep 27 all-day

Description

The EOTB will gather at Black Donald Tent and Trailer park to meet with good friends and enjoy a few days of wheeling as we near the end of the wheeling season. While the air will be cooler, and the nights a little crisper, we will warm our hands and feet by the camp fire and warm our hearts with friendly conversation and maybe a few laughs.

As we typically have a smaller group for this event, only one trail is usually run, and tends to be moderate to challenging.

Booking a Site

For Fall Camp, it is your responsibility to book your site directly with Black Donald. You can do so by e-mail (general@blackdonaldtntpark.ca), or by calling Black Donald at 613-752-2513.

Registration

Once you have booked your site, please take a moment to register for the event. While you will be booking and paying for your site directly with Black Donald, registering with us will help us track who is attending and where we can find you.

You can register with the button at the top of this event.

Directions

Once in Calabogie, take 508 west (passing Munford’s) travel till you reach Black Donald Road, turn right & drive straight through onto gravel road which leads into the campgrounds.  Please check-in at office and let them know you are with EOTB.

Arrival and Departure

Campers can arrive any time after 3pm on Friday, September 23rd and must depart by Noon on Sunday, September 25th unless you have booked an extended stay with Black Donald.

Fuel

Fuel is available in Calabogie or at the marina at Black Donald. Please have your vehicle fueled and ready before the departure time of 10am each morning.

Non-Members

If you plan to invite non-members, you should confirm with an EOTB executive in advance. Space is limited, and prefer to give priority to members. In addition to camp fees, guests should bring a $20.00 guest fee per day which will be credited towards their $40.00 membership fee if they join. Please bring exact change.

Oct
12
Mon
Pumpkin Pie Run – Lavant Lookout – Potluck
Oct 12 all-day


A favourite event among our members, the annual Pumpkin Pie run continues with the popular potluck feast at the top of Lavant Lookout.

A Potluck Feast!

For the potluck feast, we ask members attending the event to bring food to share. In order to ensure we have a balanced menu, please tell us what you plan to bring by posting to the club mailing list by clicking on this link (available to members only).

Meeting Place

Primary Meeting Location: Rexall parking lot. Almonte @ 9:30am

Rexall, Almonte

We’ll roll through Hopetown, on Highway 511 just west of Wolf Grove Road, and pick up any stragglers!

Departure

Primary Meeting Location: 10:00am

Convoy roll through Hopetown: 10:15am (approximate)

Requirements

Tow Points are mandatory for this trail.

This trail has some tight areas, and plenty of rock to navigate. Some lift, oversized tire and under-armour are recommended for this trail.

Fuel

Please come to the meeting location fully fueled and ready to roll.

Members only

This trail run is open only to EOTB members in good standing.

CB Radios

Please tune your CB to channel 4. No CB? Bring your FRS radio tuned to channel 4.

Reminders

Remember to bring a lunch or shared food, plenty of water, boots, cameras and your sense of adventure. It is also recommended that you carry a tow strap and some shackles as basic extraction equipment.

Oct
18
Sun
Member Run – Sullivan Lake
Oct 18 all-day

Description

Sullivan Lake is an extension of the Crag Lake Trail System. The trail runs east of the back door before cutting south through a ravine and up to another stunning ridge-top lake.

Meeting Place

Primary Meeting Location: The Bogie General Store at 9:30am

Given the length of the trail, we will forego the usual meeting spot in Bells Corners and meet at in Calabogie at the intersection of Highways 508 and 511.

Departure

We will be leaving no later than 10:00am.

Requirements

Tow Points are mandatory for this trail. A lift and 33″ or larger tires is recommended for this trail.

Fuel

Please come to the meeting location fully fueled and ready to roll.

Non-Members

This is a members only run.

CB Radios

Please tune your CB to channel 4.  No CB?  Bring your FRS radio tuned to channel 4.

Please note, that should the group choose to split, one group will remain on channel 4, the other will move to channel 16.

Reminders

Remember to bring a lunch, plenty of water, boots, cameras and your sense of adventure. It is also recommended that you carry a tow strap and some shackles as basic extraction equipment.

Since this trail is long, and can take a full day, it is recommended you bring extra food, just in case, and they are forecasting hot weather, so bring extra water as well.