Breast Cancer Prevention Partners Peak Hike

Updated: 11/07/2017   CANCELLED BY THE ORGANIZERS – 2017
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NOTE: TICK BLOOM – We were informed of a ‘tick bloom’ on Mt. Tam, in April 2016. If your assignment takes anywhere where you might be at risk, PLEASE TAKE PRECAUTIONS! Ticks in our area carry Lyme Disease.
Date: Sunday, October TBD, 2018  CANCELLED BY THE ORGANIZERS – 2017
Hours: 7AM – 3:30 PM
Map / Course Description: 2016-peak-hke-7-mile-map 2016-peak-hke-11-mile-map
Sponsor Website: https://www.bcpp.org
Activity Description: Peak Hike have beautiful 7-mile and 11 mile round-trip fundraising hike routes through the iconic Marin Headlands, all to benefit the Breast Cancer Fund’s work to prevent the disease. Walk with your friends and family, form a team, or come solo and make new friends on the trail. Each step you take will help eliminate the environmental and other preventable causes of breast cancer.Hikers enjoy an organic breakfast and lunch, massage, and healthy-living expo where you can learn how to protect yourself and those you love by taking action for prevention. Don’t forget to pick up your T-shirt and bag of goodies from our event sponsors and partners in prevention!
What will be expected: You will arrive at your assigned location at your assigned time. See duty assignments for your time. You will check in with net control and report your status. You will identify yourself to the event personnel at your site. You may expect to relay messages between the event personnel and the start. You may be asked to render assistance to the event personnel. Some operators may be asked to sweep participants from the course or be asked to ride with event personnel while they are sweeping. You will be released by net control depending on your location.  Please supply your t-shirt size, when signing up. BCPP PEAK HIKE STATIONS
Click to view: BCPP PEAK HIKE STATIONS
MARS Organizer: Rob Rowlands, NZ6J rob@kangchenjunga.org
Pre-event Briefing: Thursday, October TBD, 2018, 19:30 on the 146.700MHz repeater.
Please send after-event comments to: DEBRIEF
Suggested Duty Assignments: BCF Peak Hike 2017v1
Assignments(2017 V1):
Assignment / Location / Tactical Operator Call Sign Start Time Finish Time APRS
Start / Finish / Santos Meadow / Peak Hike Net Control Location: Muir Woods Rd. between intersection of Hwy 1 with the National Park entrance. Doug Slusher KF6AKU 07:00 15:30  TBD
Location: Muir Woods Rd. between intersection of Hwy 1 with the National Park entrance. Randy Jenkins KA6BQF 07:00 15:30
Location: Muir Woods Rd. between intersection of Hwy 1 with the National Park entrance. Larry Bradley KK6QPE 11:30 15:00
Cardiac Hill (“Cardiac”) Location: A half mile  down the service road from the Pantoll Ranger Station, at the junction with the Dipsea Trail.  Jay Hubert  K0OLK 08:00 11:30
Location: A half mile  down the service road from the Pantoll Ranger Station, at the junction with the Dipsea Trail. Stanton Gleason  KD6SWU 11:00 15:00
Shuttle Van (“Shuttle”) Van runs from Santos Meadow to Cardiac Rest Stop to transport supplies, shuttle volunteers.  Brett Stewart K6BPS EARLY 07:00 12:00 Pick Up from Net Control
Van runs from Santos Meadow to Cardiac Rest Stop to transport supplies, shuttle volunteers.  Don Engler KI6MPE LATE 11:30 15:00 Pick Up from Net Control
Hikers (“Hiker”) Hiker – Hikers provide on-the-trail communications and report any problems. Jim Greene  KG6RZQ 08:30 15:00
RESERVE Texx Woodworth KG6ATH 08:30 15:00

Nets/Repeaters:

Primary Repeater: 147.330 MHz Plus Offset PL 179.9
Secondary Simplex: 147.555 MHz
Backup UHF: Mt. Tam 443.25 MHz Plus Offset pl 179.9

To sign up as a radio volunteer for this event please send an email with your preferred assignment and the times you are available to:  fischer@igc.org or ka6bqf@arrl.net

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