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Slopes for Hope is a winter enthusiast event designed by local residents in support the Canadian Cancer Society.

Inviting Nordic skiers, Alpine skiers, snowboarders and all people who love to play in the snow to join the fight against cancer as we take it to the slopes!

We are excited to grow the event this year with the addition of two more challenges. You can now participate in the following categories and ski Descending Everest (Alpine Event), Everest Trek (Nordic Event) or be a snow warrior and ski the Everest Warrior (combination of Alpine and Nordic Event.)

Participate individually or in teams of up to four people with your family, friends and co-workers.

There is free entry for children & youth to the age of 18.

Events:

Descending Everest

Can you ski the height of Everest? That works out to be 16 passes of the main run at the Kimberley Alpine Resort.

There is a $20 event fee per person and a day pass at Kimberley Alpine Resort *

Everest Trek

24 km Nordic skiing challenge at the Kimberley Nordic Club

$20 Event Fee per person

Everest Warrior

You decide how to conquer this challenge but you have two “Everest Trek” and “Descending Everest”

$20 Event Fee per person & Day pass at Kimberley Alpine Resort *

*First 20 people to register on-line have access to free lift tickets at Kimberley Alpine Resort. After that all lift tickets will be 1/2 price thanks to the support of the Resort of the Canadian Rockies. There will be no line ups - enjoy skiing & snowboarding all day in our priority line up at the North Star Quad.

*Free Day passes to the Kimberley Nordic Trails for participants for the day of the event thanks to the support of the Kimberley Nordic Club.

The event occurs on Saturday, February 8th 2014, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the  Kimberley Alpine Resort & Kimberley Nordic Club.

Schedule of events:

• 9 a.m. – Event Registration and Free Breakfast in the Stemwinder at Kimberley Alpine Resort.

• 9:30 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies & Participant mandatory event safety meeting.

• 9:45 a.m. – Warm up stretch & Yoga with Mountain Pose Yoga in the Plaza

• 3 p.m. – Closing Ceremonies & Free BBQ.

• 4 p.m. – Official after party at the Stemwinder; Event slide show and Live Music

Prizes will be awarded within each Everest Challenge Category to the Top fundraisers, (minimum of $100 raised)

There will be music, entertainment, silent auction, skating, prize draws, information booth and barbecue in the Plaza at the base of the Kimberley Alpine Resort. Transportation to Kimberley Nordic Club will be provided from 9:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. by Simply Kimberley.

The purpose of this event is to raise funds to assist the Canadian Cancer Society in the pursuit of their mission - the eradication of cancer and enhancement of the quality of life for those living with cancer.

Register Now Individually or Teams up to 4 people at slopesforhope.ca.

Stay up to date with event information & connect with us on our Facebook page called “Slopes for Hope Kimberley.”

For more information: call (250)432.5012 or email: slopesforhopekimberley@gmail.com

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