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*** Please note this is a new Treks and Travels speaker series with a new date ("2nd Tuesday of the month") and a new location (Haysboro Community Hall - 1204 - 89th Ave. S.W.) ***

TREKS AND TRAVELS SOUTH SPEAKER SERIES


Photo courtesy of CALL Digital Photography


Monthly: 7:30-9:00 PM
Where:  Haysboro Community Hall,1204  89 Avenue SW (a few blocks west of Elbow Drive on 89th Avenue SW).
Free for members, $5 charge at the door for non-members. Guests are welcome. No registration required.

Come for an evening of discovery and discussion in an informal and intimate setting! CALL members are an adventurous group and are interested in hearing about active and interesting global pursuits. Each month we will have an interactive presentation from a different presenter.

We are looking for more adventurers–CALL members and others– to come forward to stimulate and inspire us with accounts of their treks and travels. If you are interested and would like to know more, please contact Dorothy Whitson, Richard King or Ruth Mauel via e-mail at travel 

Tuesday, November 13

Healthy Benefits of Multi-Day Hiking Trips to Back Country Lodges

There are many physical, mental and social benefits to hiking with a group at a remote back country lodge. It’s not just improved cardio-respiratory fitness, there is a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, high cholesterol and cancer. There is evidence of better quality of sleep and reduced depression! The camaraderie on the trail may even lead to some lasting friendships.

Join Andrea Petzold and her slide show presentation that will take you over some of the best hiking trails at her favourite back country lodges in the mountains of eastern British Columbia.




L: Wild Creek Bridge Crossing
C: Howse Pass Overlook
Photos Courtesy of A. Petzold

Past Presentations


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