Mt. Washington-Foundation EDC

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Another Great Success on Mount Washington

Esprit de Corps Foundation Single Parents program cohort 8 last weekend March 13 – 15 successfully summitted Mount Washington in blizzard winter conditions. Friday afternoon we hiked up to the Hermit Lake Shelters and camped overnight. Saturday we started early at 6:30am climbing up the steep Lion’s Head Trail to above tree line where we got woken up by fierce 70+ km SW winds. Hats off to every one of the participants for their daring to accept such a new challenge in their lives, training hard for months and having the spirit and determination to reach there goal of climbing in winter the highest mountain in Eastern North America.

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Not only did they realize team development, character building, personal strengths, but most important of all they are an huge example and inspiration to their kids. They dream it and they have the courage to ‘go do it.’ Bravo.

Team members: , Tavia Tolleson, Stéfanie Marois,  Geneviève Goyette , Gaby Gamarra, Luc Bellemare, Marie Soleil, Kamala Balu, Stéphanie Benoit, Brigitte Casavant, Isabelle Durand, Isabelle Ouellet, Pascale Castonguay, , Sophie Rocheleau, Renaud Fanoni

EDC guides: Jimmy Innocent, Frédéric Thibodeau, Jean-François Beauchamp, Aviva Lavallée. Photographer: Gauthier Da Silva.

Myself: godfather:))

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  1. Isabelle Durand

    Thank you Ted for all you did last week-end. All you did and specially for the moment between us. I can’t tell how much important this moment meen in my life, it’s something i will never forget. You touch me for the rest of my life. Thanks for what you do with Esprit de corps.

  2. Theodore Fairhurst

    Isabelle,

    Thanks you for your kind words. You are very welcome.
    You are an inspiration for your determination and your courage.
    It was a pleasure to be on Mont Washington with you.
    It is so important that you continue to keep up your resolve and strength of character.

    Ted

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