Sto:lo Archaeology Sto:lo Archaeology Sto:lo Archaeology

A guided raft trip from Yale to Hope with First Nations cultural experts, Sonny McHalsie and Dave Schaepe. We will be stopping at archaeological sites beside the Fraser and hearing about a rich history of the people of the river.

More details to follow.

COST

Cost: $TBD

PHYSICAL DEMAND

Guided motorized raft participants will need to be able to get into and disembark the raft a several times beaches along the way.  This may be the most challenging demand apart from getting to the watercraft across rocky, uneven river shore.

ITINERARY

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Information to follow.

MAP & ITINERARY

MEETING PLACE

Information to follow.

MAP & ITINERARY

TRANSPORTATION

Information to follow.

WHAT TO BRING

Participants should be prepared for the demands of changing weather and all belongings should be packed in water-tight bags (especially electronics!).

  • To keep prices as low as possible, please bring your own bag lunch.
  • Snacks and extra water
  • Hat and sunblock
  • Sun glasses
  • Sturdy footwear — river shoes or sandals are good, and wool socks inside old runners work well too
  • Toque
  • Rain gear
  • Knapsack or carrying bag
  • Polar fleece or acrylic/wool top (warm when wet)
  • Retainer or string for glasses
  • Complete change of clothes
  • Wind breaker
  • Camera
  • Binoculars

ADDITIONAL INFO

Liability Release Form

Everyone age 19 & over must sign a liability waiver form in order to participate in this program. Please take time to read this form because you must understand and agree to it when you sign it. By signing it you are waiving certain rights, including the right to sue. This form will be available to sign when you check in. Please seek legal counsel if you have any questions. Everyone age 18 & under must have an informed consent form signed by their parent or legal guardian in order to participate. Please contact us if you need this form prior to arrival at this program.

Informed Consent Form

Everyone age 18 & under must have an informed consent form signed by their parent or legal guardian in order to participate. Please contact us if you need this form prior to arrival at this program.

CANCELLATIONS

If a registration is cancelled 7 days or more before a program starts, HMCOL will refund the program fee and equipment rental fees (as applicable) minus an administrative cost of $20 per person. Program and equipment rental fees will not be refunded if a cancellation is received less than 7 days before the start of a program. A program may be cancelled at the discretion of HMCOL. If a program is cancelled, participants will receive a full refund of program and equipment fees.

Our outdoor programs

Hope Mountain Centre maintains an excellent safety record. Due to the nature of outdoor programs, these events do involve some personal risk. Hope Mountain Centre assumes no responsibility for personal injury or damage to personal property. We will require each participant to sign a liability release and assumption of risk form before participating in this program. Please be aware that activities typical of this program involve many risks, dangers and hazards including, but not limited to: accidents which occur during transportation or travel to and from events; slips and falls; loss of balance; impact, cold water immersion; repetitive strain injuries; dislocated shoulders; hypothermia, frostbite, sunburn; changing and inclement weather conditions including storms, blizzards, whiteouts and high wind; steepness of terrain, tree wells, crevasses; avalanches, cornices, landslides and falling ice, snow and objects; encounters with domestic or wild animals; negligence on the part of releasees and other participants.

While we love animals of all kinds, we ask that you please leave your pet at home.

PROGRAM PARTNERS

Please register for this program online. For more information, call 604-869-1274 or email us at atyler@hopemountain.org