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Thank you for your interest in joining Summits of Hope on an upcoming climb! Please follow the next four steps in order to fully complete your application and join us on our next adventure!

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Which upcoming climb are you interested in joining?
Account Info

Personal Info

  • How did you hear about us?

  • Please give a brief description of your traveling experience.
  • Please list your current exercise activities including frequency and time/distance.
  • Please give a brief description of your athletic, outdoor and/or climbing background. (Previous climbing experience not required.)
  • What is the highest altitude you have reached, and where? How did you react to the altitude?
Medical History

  • Please list medications taken regularly or intermittently and reason.
  • Please indicate any history of:

  • If you marked any of the above, please explain. (Include date, length, severity, current symptoms and limitations)
  • Do you have any other health related or pre-existing conditions?
  • Do you have any allergies? If so, please indicate if any medication is required.

Terms & Conditions

** Please fully read and understand these policies before submitting your application **

A) Payment & Cancellation

Payment Schedule
To reserve your spot on the Summits of Hope team, a non-refundable* $500 deposit is due immediately. The second deposit of $500 is due 6 months prior to the departure date. The remaining balance is due 3 months prior to the departure date.

Payments can be made by cheque, credit card* or money order made out to “Summits of Hope” and mailed to:

Summits of Hope
1045 Doran Road,
North Vancouver, BC
V7K 1M6

Cost Includes: Guides, porters, group equipment (kitchen, tents, etc.), Parks entrance/use fees, all meals while on the trek, except personal snack food and beverages, double accommodation in hotels and tea houses, all ground transportation.

Cost Does Not Include: International airfare and airport taxes, personal medical insurance, contribution to the group tip pool for the local guides, porters, and cooks, alcoholic and bottled beverages during the trip, personal shopping and snacks, clothing and equipment, and other items of a personal nature. Please consult Expedition Leader or Summits of Hope with questions.

Cancellation Policy
If you decide to cancel your trip or change your itinerary, SOH must be notified in writing. Your trip will be cancelled from the date that written notice is received. You will be assessed a fee according to the following schedule. If proper written cancellation notice is not received, amounts paid and reservations made will be forfeited. Because this is a charitable venture, it is not possible to re-schedule the dates of your climb.

  • 50% of Trip Cost will be refunded until _________ 1st if Climber cancels and if payment schedule is up to date. If payments are not up to date, refunds will not be issued.
  • _________ to_________ Trip Cost is 100% non-refundable.
  • Summits of Hope will offer full refunds if possible, for special circumstances presented to and accepted by the SOH Board of Directors.
  • SOH is not responsible for expenses (e.g. nonrefundable airline tickets, visa fees, equipment, etc.) incurred by trip members in preparing for cancelled trip, regardless of cancellation reason, or for any additional expenses should the trip members have departed or returned prior to or after any scheduled date. SOH is not responsible for expenses incurred due to any deviation from the schedule undertaken by choice of trip participant.
  • SOH reserves the right to cancel any trip due to insufficient sign ups, in which case, SOH will provide a full refund.
  • SOH alone reserves the right to cancel or postpone any trip due to acts of man (e.g. war, terrorism, etc.) or nature beyond SOH’s control.

B) Fundraising Commitments & Incentives

All members of the team are required to raise a minimum of $5000 for BC Children’s Hospital, which must be submitted to SOH prior to scheduled departure date.

If members raise $7,500 for BC Children’s Hospital, they will receive a $300 rebate off the cost of their expedition.
If members raise $10,000 for BC Children’s Hospital, they will receive a total of $600 off the cost of their expedition.
Team members have until ______________ to raise funds in excess of the required $5000, in order to receive the above incentives.

  I have read the policies and conditions of Summits of Hope, and in submitting this application I understand and accept these policies.

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