Fall Hospice Hikes – September 2013

Shuswap Trail Alliance

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Fall Hospice Hikes

As fall approaches, it is again time for the sponsored Hikes for Hospice.  Our first hike on September 7, 2013 will be to Scotch Creek/Hlina. This is a 6 km moderate hike.  Meet at the Community Centre parking lot  in Salmon Arm at 8:15 am for an 8:30 am departure to the trail head.  Those living on the North Shore can meet at the Park Store parking lot at 9:30 am.  Our leader will be Janna Mainprize who has lived in the area for many years.

On September 14 we will join Trish Wallensteen to hike from McArthur Heights to Balmoral. This hike is 7 km with a difficult begining and moderate for the remainder.  Again, we will meet at Community Centre parking lot in Salmon Arm at 8:15 am with a departure time of 8:30 am.  Hikers living in the Balmoral Area can meet at the Balmoral Trail head at 9 am.

September 21 we will join Phil McIntyre-Paul to hike Tuktakamin near Falkland. This is a  very difficult hike and is for experienced hikers.  Again, meet at the Community Centre parking lot at 8:15 am for an 8:30 am departure.

Our last hike, September 28 we will join Shirley Bates to hike Cougar Bluffs. This is a moderate hike.  Again meet at the Commnunity Centre parking lot at 8:15 am for an 8:30 am departure.  Those in the Skimikin area can meet at Skimikin Campground at 9:.00 am.

The cost of each hike is $10 per individual or $25 per family.  Proceeds go to the Shuswap Hospice Society and to cover the cost of insurance.

Looking forward to seeing you.  For further details and to register please call the Hospice Office at 250-832-7099.

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