The Physical Challenge
No prior climbing/mountaineering experience is necessary, but experience with hiking, backpacking, etc. is a huge plus. The difficulty of this trail is considered moderate to strenuous. The hike will be 14.8 miles round trip. It is imperative that team members be in good physical shape. Do not plan on getting into shape while on the mountain! The level of fitness needed for this trip requires regular aerobic exercise for at least one hour, four to five times a week.
All climbers are responsible for:
If challenging yourself physically and mentally appeals to your adventurous side and being part of a team, while making a real difference inspires you, consider joining the 2018 St. John Providence Climb to Beat Breast Cancer. For more information contact the St. John Providence Foundations Office at email@example.com or 313-343-4530.
Team members are each asked to raise $1,000 for the climb. Team members are encouraged to use this opportunity to increase awareness and visibility of this event.
Proceeds from the climb are designated to the "Maria R. Lucarelli Endowment Fund," established in 2016 to support the St. John Providence Breast Care Program. This program helps women who are uninsured or under-insured get diagnostic tests such as mammograms and ultrasounds to ensure the earliest possible detection of breast cancer.
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The Mount Marcy Challenge in 2018 will be the 12th annual Climb to Beat Breast Cancer. Mount Marcy is located in the Adirondack High Peaks near Lake Placid, New York. At 5,344 feet, it is the highest point in the state. Located in northern New York, Mount Marcy offers views of 43 high peaks throughout the Adirondacks.
Proceeds from the climb are designated to the “Maria R. Lucarelli Endowment Fund,” established in 2016 to support the St. John Providence Breast Care Program. This program helps women who are uninsured or underinsured get diagnostic tests such as mammograms and ultrasounds to ensure the earliest possible detection of breast cancer.
You can also support the team by sponsoring a prayer flag, which embodies peace, compassion, strength and wisdom. As wind blows through the flag, it symbolizes the carrying of prayers into the air and spreading goodwill and compassion to all. Sponsored prayer flags will be hung on the summit of Mount Marcy by the climbers and then returned to the donors to continue the tradition of letting blessings be carried by the wind. Click here for more details.
St. John Providence is committed to providing the highest quality patient care experience every day, everywhere, for everyone. Delivering this top level of care depends, to a great extent, on financial resources of which philanthropy is a significant source. Each year, St. John Providence provides millions of dollars in uncompensated care for those in need.
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