Adventure Challenge Facts Dates: 20th – 23th October 2013 Start: Canberra, Australia Finish: Canberra, Australia Duration: 4 Days Hotels: 3 nights – Twin Share Meals: All meals provided Group Sizes: Approximately 12 – 15 per group Activity: 2 days trekking, one day each side for travel and admin Costs: $1750 ex Canberra (incl. GST) Fundraising target: $500 • Highlights: • Fully guided by Australian Trek Leader and Medic • Summit Mt Kosciuszko • Appreciate the incredible scenery of the Kosciuszko National Park • Cross the famous Snowy River • Learn the history of the area
Trip Overview Think about it – an incredible 2 days of walking across the spectacular main range, with Australia’s only mainland glacial lakes as your backdrop. A challenging 50km hike, bagging the top 10 peaks in Australia as well as visiting all 5 of the remaining glacial lakes....2 days of trekking fun and gorgeous alpine scenery all in your own back yard. The bonus – cross the spectacular Snowy River, discover incredibly beautiful flora and fauna and a beautiful 360 degree mountainous view to take your breath away. • The Aussie 10 Peaks • Mt Kosciuszko 2, 228m • Mt Townsend 2, 209m • Mt Twynam 2, 195m • Rams Head 2, 190m • ‘Unnamed Peak’ on Etheridge Ridge 2, 180m • Rams Head North 2, 177m • Alice Rawson Peak 2, 160m • ‘Unnamed Peak’ SW of Abbott Peak 2, 159m • Abbott Peak 2, 145m • Carruthers Peak 2, 145m
Itinerary • What we supply • Adventure trek leader and medic • All local transfers • Day pack for trekking throughout the day • Mates4Mates Trekking shirt and hat • Water purification system • All meals while on the trek • All accommodation on the trek • National Parks permits and fees • Australian War Memorial Tour • Satellite Phone • Group medical kit
Mates4Mates are fortune to have the services of Adventure Professionals for this trek Adventure Professionals take great pride in what they do; professionally led adventures that are unsurpassed by anyone in the adventure industry. They live and breathe the adventure with you and will be there every step of the way. They are experienced in leading treks in the Snowy Mountain regions and it’s their experience and local knowledge that makes the Aussie 10 Peaks such an amazing adventure. • About your Guide: • Your leader for this trip is Glenn Azar. • Your trek leader for this trek is Glenn Azar, who is the director of Adventure Professionals. Glenn has been operating in the outdoors for many years in both Australia and overseas as both a guide and a medic. He spent 17 years in the army where he specialised in Aero Medical Evacuation, qualified as a medic and then completed his nursing degree. One his specialties is in adventure travel and he has spent time running expeditions in Papua New Guinea, Nepal, Malaysia and Africa.
Am I up to this? Trekking in Kosciuszko National Park need not be a risky proposition, even if there is snow. Follow our proven training program, speak with our staff regularly to guide you through the preparation phase and you are well on your way to succeeding in this adventure. Don’t be fooled into thinking this is an easy trek and not preparing well. Prepare well, train well and you will find the adventure easy and enjoyable. If you have any doubts, please speak to our Mates4Mates Team on 1300 4 MATES (1300 462 837). • This is a great 2 day adventure with out the long haul travel – so if time away from work is an issue, then this trip is your answer – short, quick, simple, challenging and so much fun!!!
Register Now • Simply complete the Registration Form available at mates4mates.org • Hurry as places are limited! • Trekking not your thing but still want to help? • Mates4Mates appreciations any support you can give. Help a Brave Mate in their rehabilitation journey by sponsoring one of them to complete this amazing adventure. • Or simply make a tax deductible donation by Online Transfer: • Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) • Account Name: Mates4Mates.org Limited • BSB Number: 064 001 • Account Number: 1152 0407 • Reference: Please let us know your details so we can send you a receipt • Or use the DONATE NOW button on our website: mates4mates.org