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Michelle Tellier's Fundraiser:

8000 Meter Challenge "REI Woodland Hills" TEAM for BIG CITY MOUNTAINEERS!

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THE STORY:

Cyndi Wyatt wrote -

Once a year REI employees and other outdoor retailers come together in the one unbiased location that we all know and love. The three highest peaks in SoCal. We do this because in 1995 a man named Mark Fulton made a decision to bring us all together to test out gear and ourselves in their natural environment. We are authentic.... SO PROVE IT! In 2016, I as honored to receive the Mark Fulton Award. "Mark, hear me as I promise to keep your initiative alive, and make a difference in the outdoor industry." Your donation will introduce a youth to the outdoors in a backpacking trip... that will change his or her life... then the ripple effect will flow to his or her family and friends. Thank you. What the challenge is: The 8,000 Meter Challenge is Southern California's ultimate hiking challenge, open exclusively to outdoor industry retail staff. We will climb So Cal's three highest peaks, the "Three Saints," in one day Mt Baldy: 9 miles up to the summit 10,064' San Antonio (aka "Mt. Baldy"), San Gorgonio: 18 miles up 11,502' San Jacinto: 12-mile hike, to 10,804' TOTAL: 40 miles / 12,000 feet elevation gain! This unique event has grown to several hundred participants. It is a team event, not a race, in which retailers compete for the coveted "Summit Party Trophy;" a vintage ice ax engraved with team member's names, that can be proudly displayed inside the store of the team with the most finishers. In 2007, the event became more than just a Challenge. Under Mark's vision, we partnered with Big City Mountaineers, and asked teams to raise money for this remarkable non-profit. So far, the event has raised over $25,000 for BCM, sending dozens of inner city kids on a wilderness experience for their first time. I came to REI to make a difference and I support Big City Mountaineers and Mark Fulton's initiative. Thank you for your contribution! Cyndi

The Team: $360 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Asia Arana

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$300

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Cyndi Wyatt

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$60

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Michelle Tellier

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