Foot and Float to Build 10 New Communities
Ten Ben’s Friends Members and Friends are traveling to Glacier National Park This August for five active days to prove rare Disease Can’t stop – us not on Land or on Water and to raise money to build ten new Ben’s Friends Communities.
Day 1 & 2: Seven Members of our Team are backpacking from West Glacier Montana to the Head of Harrison Lake in the glacier backcountry to camp and fish The rest of the team will be hiking/scootering the Rocky Point Nature Trail on Lake McDonald:
Day 3: The entire team will be taking on the class 2 & 3 rapids of the Middle Fork of the Flathead river rafting from Moccasin Creek to West Glacier:
Day 4: The entire Team will be taking the walk of the cedars on this wheelchair and scooter accessible trail. Seven Members of the team will divert at Avalanche Falls to Avalanche Lake.
Day 5: The entire team will hike/scooter the Swift Current Nature trail At the midpoint of this trail seven members of the team will board a 1930’s wooden boat and cross Lake Josephine where they will hike to and climb on Grinnell Glacier. Before returning to Swift Current Lodge joining the rest of the team to go up the Iceberg Lake trail for Grizzly bear and moose viewing.
Our team’s efforts will result in 500 miles of hiking and paddling. This year’s trip is full, but next year is already being planned. But you can still participate. Would you consider pledging a donation for every mile traveled? Even a penny a mile can help support the mission of Ben’s Friends.
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