Freedom Hike Oregon 2020 Wallowa's

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Wallowa's

Joseph, OR 97846

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Come and join the adventure! This endurance hike is to raise funds for the non profit organization Rescue:Freedom International. Rescue Freedom exists to empower the rescue and restoration of women and children suffering in sexual slavery. With partner sites in 16 countries, they have touched the lives of over 48,000 women and children. Learn more at www.rescuefreedom.org

Come into the wild and embark on a journey of personal growth all while joining the fight against human trafficking! The goal for this endurance hike is to push personal limits, step out of our comfort zone and conquer the second largest peak in the Wallow's (Matterhorn Peak). We will summit over 5,400 elevation by hiking up to Ice Lakes and then summiting Matterhorn Peak. We will be appoximently 18 miles on an out and back trail. At the top of Matterhorn peak you will see sweeping views of the Wallowas, Eagle Cap. Sacagawea peak and much more.

You will be responsible for transportation to the event hotel (details below)at least one day before your hike and plan for 2 nights of lodging. You will be emailed a hotel that will have rooms blocked off under the name FREEDOM HIKERS. This is a not for profit means of gathering like minded people to raise funds for Rescue:Freedom.

Dinner on 8/2/20, Breakfast on 8/3/20 and Dinner on 8/3/20 will be included in you ticket price.

Please read the following physical requirements and expectations before signing up.

Currently or soon to start working out 3-4 days a week

Agree to 8 weeks of training hikes beginning of June (as we get closer the weekly hikes will require 4-5hours on your feet)

Agree to make this hike about the greater purpose

Agree to 5 accountability phone calls during the training period

Agree to provide your own lodging, food, and transportation. There will be transportation to and from the event hotel and the trailhead.

Agree to share the campaign page and links to create awareness and ask if your friends and family would like to donate to the cause (there is no minimum requirement)

Understand that we are not promised blue skies and sun shine on the day of the hike (we will pray)

Agree to purchasing the required gear (day pack, 3L Hydration system, hiking shoes, water filter, bear spray, hiking poles)

Agree to hike at your own risk and sign a liability release before the event

Understand that if you do not follow the training requirements we reserve the right to release you from the event for the safety of all participants

HAVE FUN!

Thank you for considering being part of an adventure that will free people all over the world!

***Please note***

If you are traveling from locations at or near sea level, we ask that you plan to arrive 2 days prior to your hike day to get acclimated to the high elevation. This will decrease (not eliminate) your risk of experiencing AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness).

Event Hotel (Room Block under Freedom Hikers)

Eagle Cap Chalet

59879 Wallowa Lake Hwy, Joseph Oregon 97846

Hotel Phone (541) 432-4705

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