SWISS CHALLENGE APPLICATION FORM

 
APPLICATION FORM, PLEASE FILL IN ALL REQUIRED SPACES AND RETURN TO ME ASAP.
MANY THANKS.
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M.R FINCH

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS

 

28a Clare Street, The Mounts, Northampton NN1 3JF

 

PHONE 01604 631679.  MOBILE 07885 298611.  FAX  01604 631973

 

e-mail 3peaks@finchelectrical.co.uk

 

 

THE SWISS “SCHILTHORN” CHALLENGE 2008.

 

PARTICIPANT APPLICATION FORM.

 

 

I ………………………………………………………………………………..

 

OF (home address)…………………………………………………………………………

 

 

E-Mail address…………………………………………………………………

 

CONTACT NUMBER…………………………………………………………

 

MOBILE NUMBER……………………………………………………………..

 

Passport number…………………………………………………………………..

 

AGREE TO TAKE PART IN THE SWISS “SCHILTHORN” CHALLENGE 2008.

 

OVER THE WEEKEND OF  13th….16th SEPTEMBER 2008.

(CLIMBING  THE “JAMES BOND” SCHILTHORN MOUNTAIN, In the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland.

 

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE SUBMITTED ITINERARY IN FULL, AND AGREE TO TAKE PART, ENTIRELY AT MY OWN RISK.

 

I UNDERSTAND THAT THE ORGANISERS OF THE EVENT (i.e M. R FINCH) SHALL ACCEPT NO RESPONSIBILTY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY INJURIE’S and/or ACCIDENTS THAT MAY OCCUR DURING THE EVENT.

 

(Please REMEMBER to arrange your own personal travel insurance, this event does not involve any rope work, just trekking).

 

 

Continued.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page 2 Continuation.

 

 

I ENCLOSE A CHEQUE FOR £ 150.00.  BEING A NON-RETURNABLE DEPOSIT.

 

And agree to raise a further minimum sponsorship amount of £ 500.00

 

I Further agree to hand over to my chosen Charity 50% (£ 250.00) of my sponsor money 14 days prior to the event taking place, with the remainder of my sponsorship monies being handed over in full, within 8 weeks of the event taking place.

 

 

PLEASE MAKE ALL CHEQUES PAYABLE TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING :-

 

I AGREE TO RAISE THE MINIMUM SPONSORSHIP AMOUNT AGREED ABOVE FOR THE FOLLOWING CHARITY.

 

 Friends of Cynthia Spencer Hospice

 

Tools for Self Reliance

 

 C A N Northampton

 

PLEASE DELETE ABOVE AS REQUIRED.

 

 

 

SIGNED…………………………………………  DATED…………………….

 

 

 

Please return as soon as possible to above address.

 

 

 

 

Please note that included within your minimum agreed sponsorship amount of £ 650.00 total is the following :-

 

Return Flights to Switzerland, from Luton Airport

Return Train ticket for travel whilst in Switzerland, to and from Our Base in Lauterbrunnen.

3 nights hotel accommodation based upon a bed/breakfast and evening meal basis, at the

HOTEL OBERLAND, LAUTERBRUNNEN.

Cable car ticket for the Descent from the Schilthorn Mountain.

 

Expenses you shall require to fund yourself :-

General spending money,

Money for cable cars during practice walk on Sunday.

 

 

Please see following page for Itinerary of this event.

 

 

 

 

ITINARY.

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Saturday 13th September 2008,

 Leave Luton Airport 07.40 for our flight to Switzerland,

 

Arrival in Switzerland, our train trip to our base in Lauterbrunnen, shall be broken by a few hours stop over in the medieval city of LUZERNE or BERN.

Arrival at HOTEL OBERLAND approx 6pm.

Time to settle in rooms, and be ready for evening meal at 7.30pm.

Following dinner, the rest of the evening is free time.

 

Sunday 14th September 2008.

 

Quite an early start today, Breakfast at 8am.

Leave hotel at 9.30am for our “Practice” walk, this walk involves quite a steep ascent from LAUTERBRUNNEN up to the wonderful Skiing Resort of WENGEN.

Following coffee etc at WENGEN, we can then catch the local Cable car up to the mountain top of MANLLICHEN, from here we have Fantastic views of (Weather Permitting) Interlaken, Grindlewald, and the Massifs of the big 3 mountains of the area, The EIGER, MONCH AND JUNGERFRAU.

 

Following a lunch stop at Manlichen, we can start the 2nd stage of our Practice walking day, walking from Manllichen to Kliene Schiedieg, this walk involves walking in the Shadow of the famous

NORTH FACE OF THE EIGER.

After reaching Kliene Scheideig, we then catch the local train back down the mountain to LAUTERBRUNNEN.

 

Evening meal again at 7.30pm.

Rest of Evening Free, However, please remember, tomorrow is a very Early Start.

 

Monday 15th September 2008.

 

Breakfast at 05.45, and be ready to leave Hotel by 06.30am at very latest.

 

Today we trek up to the SCHILTHORN,

 

Our trek starts from directly outside the hotel Oberland, the 1st part of the trek takes us up through the wonderful forest above Lauterbrunnen, up to the Alpine village of MURREN, this involves a trek of approx 3 hours.

At Murren we can then take a coffee etc, plus replenish water / food stocks etc required for the next stage of the walk, from the local Co Op.

After leaving Murren we can, on a clear day, see our objective, the Schilthorn.

On our way to the summit of the Schilthorn, we shall be making 2 break stops, plus other stops that people may require.

Reaching the Summit of the Schilthorn in the late afternoon., perhaps even time for a coffee etc in the revolving restaurant on the summit of the SCHILTHORN.

Before we catch our cable car for the descent back to LAUTERBRUNNEN.

 

Evening meal again at 7.30pm.

Following evening meal perhaps celebrations in the local late Bar, the HORNER BAR.

 

Tuesday 16th September 2008.

 

We are scheduled to leave LAUTERBRUNNEN approx 3.30pm, so today is a free day for everybody, I can however recommend a trip to the TRUMMELBACH water falls.

 

Arriving back in Luton Airport around 11pm

 

SPONSOR FORMS TO BE HANDED OUT UPON SIGNED COMPLETION OF THIS APPLICATION FORM.

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