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Wild in Nature Hiking Retreat August 20-22, 2021

Hiking Retreat Rogart Mountain
Rogart Mountain Hiking Retreat

” All Good Things Are Wild and Free”  Henry  David Thoreau

Space for this retreat is limited to 9 women only!

Wild in Nature members get $50 off!!! Join HERE

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What’s Included in This Retreat?

2 breakfasts (provided by the hotel)
1 brunch at Sugar Moon Farm
1 packed hike lunch
1 dinner
.2 Nights  Accommodation
2 Guided hikes
Surprise Welcome Bag

Hiking Retreat Fitzpatrick Mountain
Hiking Retreat Fitzpatrick Mountain


The Hikes

Saturday, August 21- Fitzpatrick Mountain
8 km of beautiful views and steep climbs
Elevation: 505 ft
8km-I think. I will confirm prior to the retreat.
Estimated hiking time-4 -4 1/2 hours

Rogart Mountain with brunch as Sugar Moon Farm
This one is about 6 km, expected hike time 2.5-3 hours. 
Some climbs, views and a small waterfall. 
Elevation: 600 ft

 Our pace is not a race and we will take time to savor views, snap pictures and truly enjoy our surroundings.

Due to Covid19 we will only be accepting registrants from  the Atlantic Bubble-should the Atlantic restrictions  be reintroduced before the retreat, out of province registrants will receive their entire retreat fee back, including deposit

 

The Accommodations

Best Western Glengarry  Truro

Check in is 3pm. We will meet briefly at 7:30 pm just to ‘meet and greet”. Then you are on your own until breakfast the next morning

This is our ‘base camp’ . These are shared accommodations with two queen beds in each room, Wi-Fi, & tv.
The hotel provides a breakfast. Depending on Covid19 , it could be grab and go or a sit down.
There is a pool and a hot tub, BUT again with Covid19, it may not be open ort it may not be safe to go in even f it is open.

Hiking Retreat Guest room
Guest rooms

The Food

Both Mornings we will grab our breakfast at the hotel-whenever you wish, but we will meet in the lobby at 9 to drive to the trail heads.

Saturday, we will have a packed lunch to eat on the trail, and supper together at 7 pm  the Nook and Cranny in Truro
(There ‘s supposed to be live music on Saturday nights, FYI)
Free time on Saturday once we get back from our hike until we meet for supper. Remember to wear masks where it’s  mandatory, and for your own safety.
Day two we will enjoy Brunch after the hike at Sugar Moon farm, after which we head for home

 

What to Bring on the Retreat

Comfortable clothing that you can move in easily for hiking, including a warm sweater
 Study hiking shoes
Hiking pole (optional)
Small day pack
Rain gear-everything is a go unless it’s a monsoon.
Water bottle
Sunscreen
Tick and mosquito repellent
Personal toiletries
Clothing for when you aren’t hiking
The book you’re currently reading
Camera

But before you pay, please read the waiver and choose yes (if you are in agreement with the waiver ) or No (you aren’t ) to save you from bothering to register .
You MUST agree to the waiver to participate in the retreat.

 

Activity Waiver and Release

Between the “Participant”)AND
Susan Carey of 1018 Bluff Road (the “Retreat Provider”
The participant agrees to the following:

TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that I have or may in the future have against the Retreat Provider”)AND TO RELEASE the Retreat Provider from any and all liability for any loss, damage, expense or injury, including death, that I may suffer or that my next of kin may suffer, as a result of my participation in this retreat, due to any cause whatsoever, including negligence, and further including the failure on the part of the Retreat  Provider to safeguard or protect me from risks, dangers and hazards of participating in this retreat. 

To  hold harmless the Retreat Provider or any and all liability for any property damage, loss or personal injury to any third party resulting from my participation in this retreat.
.This Release Agreement shall be effective and binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators,
assigns and representatives, in the event of my death or incapacity.

The participant hereby declares that she is healthy and able to participate the physical challenge of  the hikes and other activities that will take place during this retreat

Ok, Now What’s the Price?

This retreat, which includes 2 nights accommodations, breakfasts, lunches and one dinner, and 2 guided hikes plus a surprise welcome package is available to you for only $425 plus GST. However if you are a Wild in Nature member, you… Click To Tweet

A non refundable $50 dollar deposit is necessary to hold your spot
Retreat must be paid in full by July 15th  2021.
Participants who cancel between  between July 1st and August 20 will receive 75% of their retreat fee, unless a replacement for that spot can be found-then you will receive 100%

Hello Weekend reserves the right to cancel the retreat in the event that we do not meet the retreat minimum or for reasons due to Covid (such as a increase in cases) In the event the retreat is cancelled  all money paid will be fully refunded.

Please note that cancellations must be received in writing to susancareycoaching@gmail.com

Finally, click the green button to give us your details !

COVID PROTOCOLS

Prior to event weekends event staff & attendees will need to complete a COVID questionnaire, in addition to our liability waiver.

If attendees are experiencing any COVID symptoms, been out of the Atlantic bubble or been in contact with a Covid positive person, we ask that you stay home.

PLEASE NOTE: Event staff will be monitoring state & federal COVID guidelines on an ongoing basis. Our protocols may change as the events get closer to be compliant with current regulations and guidelines.

We have 10 rooms with 2 double beds each. While it would be nice to have a roommate that is in your bubble, that is not always possible.
The Best Western in Truro does have a few king single rooms- if this is what you would prefer, please contact them to book a room and I will subtract it from your retreat fee

Face coverings required when physical distancing cannot be maintained
Sanitizer will be available on site and masks for those who forgot to bring them.

FAQ

Q. Meals will include vegetarian options. If  you have a food allergy or sensitivity, please indicate this when registering.
Q: Will there be transportation provided?
Transportation to the hotel and  trail heads are the participants responsibility. There is lots parking at the Rogart Trail head. I’m checking with the hotel to see if we can leave cars there on Sunday for anyone who wants to share a drive to the trail .I will up date is soon as I can.
Q: Will I have my own bedroom and bathroom?
Sorry. The retreat cost includes shared rooms-2 queen sized beds . There my be availability for the hotel to offer private rooms.
Please contact the Best Western Glengarry directly.  (902) 893-4311
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