CORNWALL OUTDOOR AMAZING 8

 

RULES & REGULATIONS

 

The Cornwall Outdoor Club de Plein Air invites you to participate in a challenge to complete specific outdoor activities.  You do not have to be a member of the club to participate. 

 

To earn a “Cornwall Outdoor Amazing 8” badge you must satisfy all the rules below:

 

  • You must complete 8 events, at least 2 from each of the following 4 categories: Winter, Water, Cycling, and Hiking.You will find a list of events on the Cornwall Outdoor Amazing 8 Submission form.

     

  • The challenge begins May 1, 2015.All events must take place after this date.

 

  • You cannot combine events.For instance if you complete a 2 km moonlight walk in the rain, it counts for one event – either the walk in the rain or the moonlight walk.

 

  • You can complete these events on your own at your leisure or do them with the club when such an event is scheduled.Check out the current Cornwall Outdoor Club de Plein Air schedule to see which of the Amazing 8 events are planned this season.On the schedule, they will be indicated by the symbol “A8”.

     

  • To obtain your badge, you must complete the Cornwall Outdoor Amazing 8 form by entering the 8 events and their dates, a mailing address, an e-mail address, and a cheque for $10 made payable to the Cornwall Outdoor Club and mailed at the following address:

     

    Cornwall Outdoor Club de Plein Air

  • P.O. Box 22

  • Cornwall, ON K6H 5R9

     

    This amount will entitle you to receive your “Cornwall Outdoor Amazing 8” badge.  Once you have earned your badge, your name will be added to the “Cornwall Outdoor Amazing 8” roster and will be posted on our Facebook page.

     

  • You don’t have to stop there.You can complete another set of 8 events to obtain your next badge.Events cannot be repeated for subsequent badges.

 

  • For the hard core, if you complete the 8 specific events designated as "Epic", you will receive an equally "Epic" certificate.

 

 

WINTER

 

Skate, Ski, or Snowshoe for at least 2 hours in Les Cèdres (St. Lazare)

 

Snowshoe at the Upper Canada Bird Sanctuary for 1 to 2 hours and feed the chickadees

 

Ski or snowshoe at Summerstown or Larose Forest for 2 hours

 

Cross-country ski at Guindon Park for over 2 hours

 

Skate 7 km on the Rideau Canal during Winterlude and eat 1 beaver tail

 

Downhill ski or snowboard for 4 hours at Titus Mountain (Malone, N.Y.)

 

Snowshoe to the summit of St. Regis Mountain (NY)                                    

 

Participate in an official Polar Bear Plunge                      

 

 

WATER

 

Walk in the rain for 2 kilometers (umbrella optional)

 

Paddle board at the Hybrid Marine in Lancaster for one hour

 

Participate in a Sunset Paddle for 2 hours on the St. Lawrence River

 

Paddle from the boat launch to the west tip and back on Loch Garry near Alexandria

 

Paddle half a day the ponds around Fish Creek Campground (Saranac Lake, N.Y.)

 

Participate in a dragon boat race or volunteer on land for Cornwall Waterfest (August)

 

Paddle to an overnight campsite and sleep for the night                               

 

Participate in the Raisin River Canoe Race (April)                                       

 

 

 

CYCLING

 

From Lamoureux Park to Grey’s Creek along the St. Lawrence River (10 km)

 

From Williamstown to St. Raphael (18 kms)

 

On the Ottawa Parkway’s car-free Sundays (20 km)

 

From Lamoureux Park to Long Sault for breakfast/brunch (25 km)

 

From Coteau-du-Lac to Pointe des Cascades (36 km) (Quebec)

 

From the Long Sault Parkway to Upper Canada Village (50 km)

 

From Cornwall to Lancaster on Hwy 2 and rest at the Dairy Queen (60 km)

 

A section of the P’tit Train du Nord through the Laurentian mountains (100 km)                                                                                                                     

 

 

HIKING

 

Sunset walk from Power Dam soccer field to Lamoureux Park (10 km)

 

Traverse the boardwalks at Cooper Marsh in Lancaster (2 hours minimum)

 

Walk at Grey’s Creek Conservation Area for 1 to 2 hours (find a geocache (opt.))

 

Attend a moonlight walk event (2 hours minimum)

 

Hike from William Lyon McKenzie Estates to King Mountain in Gatineau Park (8 km)

 

Summit one mountain from the Saranac 6er list (2-6 hours) (N.Y.)

 

Attend a backpacking hike & camp overnight in an Adirondack lean-to               

 

Summit a high peak mountain from the Adirondack 46er list  (N.Y.)                         

 

 

EPIC

 

Snowshoe to the summit of St. Regis Mountain (NY)                                    

 

Participate in an official Polar Bear Plunge                      

 

Paddle to an overnight campsite and sleep for the night                               

 

Participate in the Raisin River Canoe Race (April)                                       

 

From Cornwall to Lancaster on Hwy 2 with a rest at Dairy Queen (60 km)  |

 

A section of the P’tit Train du Nord through the Laurentian mountains (100 km)                                                                                                                     

 

Attend a backpacking hike & camp overnight in an Adirondack lean-to              

 

Summit a high peak mountain from the Adirondack 46er list (N.Y.)