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Date Wednesday  2/25/2015
Group State CMC
Event Title World Summit Series, Mt. Kosciuszko, Australia and Tasmania
Status Approved
Leader Robert Dawson
Member Price $2,500.00
Non-member Price $2,575.00
Available Participants No tickets left
Type Outings

Location

Australia


For more info Contact

Leaders:

Bob and Sharon Dawson
Email: marmetsharon@msn.com or robinmtns@yahoo.com

 

Leader Qualifications:

 

Bob Dawson,: WTS, BMS, HAMS graduate. Senior Instructor WTS,BMS, HAMS, 4 years. Denver Leader status 2010.

Led 4 Mt Rainier trips and multiple in state trips. Participated in numerous CMC international trips.

 

Co-Leader Qualifications:

 

Sharon Dawson: WTS, BMS, HAMS graduate. Assistant Instructor WTS, HAMS 3 years. Denver Leader Status 2010. Led and co-led 2 trips to Mt Rainier and multiple in state trips. Participated in several CMC International trips.


Details

Trip Dates:

February 20 – March 8, 2015

 

Number of Days:

18

 

Trip Overview:

Visit Sydney and Kosciuszko National Park; climb Kosciuszko (one of the Seven Summits); visit Tasmania with 4 days of guided walks to alpine and coastal regions on this beautiful island.

 

Type of Activity/Level of Activity:

Hiking in warm and/or cold conditions. "C" classification.

 

Maximum # of Participants:

10, plus 2 CMC leaders

 

Accommodations:

Hostels with dorm style sleeping, and cabins sharing rooms. Shared van rides.

 

Skills & Training Requirements:

Trip is not technically demanding. Participants must be able to hike up 12 miles round trip (approx a hard "C" hike). Must have appropriate alpine trekking skills (knowledge of how to dress for potentially cold and windy conditions)

 

Pre-Trip Activities:

Pre-trip information meeting and pre-trip hike in November or December.

 

Included in Trip Fee:

All lodging, park entry fees, in-country transportation including air travel between Sydney and Tasmania, and an all inclusive cabins, transportation, day hikes and food package in Tasmania.

 

Not Covered in Trip Fee:

Airfare between US and Australia, Australian visas, most meals, personal gear, expenses for optional trips in Sydney.



Notes

Cancellation Policy:

 

Cancellation 91 days (Date: 11/20/2014) or more prior to departure: If a qualified, wait listed, person is available to take a vacated slot and pays all money due, all payments made by the cancelling party will be refunded, less a $50 processing fee. If no one is available to take a vacated slot, all money paid in will be refunded, less the $500 deposit.   

 

Cancellation on Day 46 (Date: January 4, 2015) up to Day 90 prior to departure: If a qualified, wait listed, person is available to take a vacated slot and pays all money due, all payments made by the cancelling party will be refunded less a $50 processing fee. If no one is available to take a vacated slot, 1/3 of paid-in money will be refunded. If only the $500.00 deposit has been paid in, in this instance, then the deposit is not-refundable.

 

Cancellation 45 (Date: January 5, 2015) or fewer days prior to departure: No refund will be made.

 

ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO PURCHASE TRAVEL/CANCELLATION/EVACUATION INSURANCE.

 

Payment Schedule:


Deposit Amount:$ 500.00
Deposit Due Date : 2 weeks after application received and accepted on the trip
1st Installment: $1000.00   Due Date: August 1, 2014
2nd Installment : $1000.00  Due Date: January 4, 2015