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Donations from Canada can be made by clicking here, calling the OM Canada office at 1 877 487 7777, or by sending a cheque to: OM Canada, 89 West Street, Port Colborne, ON, Canada L3K 4C9.
Climbers from Canada, please contact Andrea at OM Canada Andrea.Koebel@om.org prior to registering.
The purpose of the Freedom Climb is not just about climbing a mountain; it's a way to engage in this global battle and strategically help these women and children. Climbing these mountains is merely a symbolic gesture of what women and children around the world go through every single day. As a Freedom Climber, you will raise awareness and funds for OM projects all over the world that help reduce vulnerability and fight the battle against modern slavery and oppression.
Women from all over the world (minimum age 18). Total Climbers: 144.
Summit 7 mountains in Colorado in 4 days (hikng 4-8 hours per day): Mt. Elbert, Mt. Democrat, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Bross, Torreys Peak, Grays Peak, and Quandary Peak. Each day you will have the opportunity to hear from the OM leaders from around the world that serve in the projects the Freedom Climb serves.
July 12, 2014
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Registration in the ballroom
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Reception and Dinner in the ballroom
July 13, 2014
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast in the ballroom
8:00 AM -12:00 PM Acclimatization hike
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Lunch and Leader presentation
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM hike to Breckenridge for fellowship and team building
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Dinner and Leader presentation
July 14-17, 2014
THE CLIMB: Climbers will alternate locations each of the days the 14th - 17th. The start time will vary by location. 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM Breakfast served and sack lunches will be provided to take on the hikes. Departure times will vary depending on the location of the hikes. Departure times and locations for each day's hike will be given to you at registration. Each day, climbers will return to The Lodge to rest and fellowship in the afternoons.
Mountains to Climb:
- Mount Elbert: 14,433 ft. 4,700 ft elevation gain. 9 miles. Class 1 (approximately 6-8 hour hike)
- Quandary: 14,265 ft. 3,450 elevation gain. 6.75 miles. Class 1 (approximately 4-6 hour hike)
- Torrey: 14,267ft. and Grays 14,270 ft.. 3,600 elevation gain. 8.25 miles. Class 2 (approximately 4-6 hour hike)
- Democrat: 14,148 ft., Lincoln 14,286 ft., and Bross 14,172 ft. 3700 elevation gain. 7.25 miles. Class 2 (approximately 4- 6 hours hike)
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Dinner and presentations from Freedom Climb Project Leaders each night
July 17th, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Dinner and Celebration
July 18th, 2014
8:00AM - 9:30 AM Breakfast and Goodbye reception
This fee includes all lodging, food, transportation to and from the trailheads, and daily snacks from the time you reach the 'Lodge in Breckenridge' until you depart. You are responsible for all costs incurred prior to arriving and after departing the Lodge.
Every climber is required to raise a minimum of $3,000.00USD to help support the projects funded by The Freedom Climb. However, we encourage you to raise even more! Every single dollar is effective in bringing freedom and hope! These funds must be raised by June 1, 2014. We are prepared to help you achieve this goal, but you must be prepared to work diligently to achieve it!
Important: Registration closes April 15, 2014!
All registration fees are non-refundable and are not tax deductible. If you are unable to raise $3,000.00USD by June 1, 2014, all funds raised/donated by June 1, 2014 to your personal page will be considered a donation to Operation Mobilization (OM), and you will forfeit your climbing spot.
Climbers from outside the US, please email Cathey.Anderson@om.org prior to registering. Thank you!