Mountain & Trail Press Release

Respect the Mountains Envirotrek Clean Up Series Travels to Wales

Envirotrek is organised by Respect the Mountains in six different European countries this summer, in co-op with KEEN Footwear.

Enjoy a wonderful day in nature. With a delicious BBQ lunch, a great afternoon full of fun outdoor activities, and a morning filled with.. rubbish bags! Help clean up nature and join an Envirotrek!

For the last six years, Clean Up events have been taking place throughout Europe. This year, Envirotrek is organised in six different countries, including Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, France and Austria. Now for the first time, Envirotrek is coming to the Czech Republic! On the 17th of August, Envirotrek North Wales will take place at The Heights in Llanberis, Wales, United Kingdom. Main sponsor of Envirotrek is KEEN Footwear. Envirotrek North Wales is powered by The Heights, RAW Adventures, Heart of Adventure ‘Calon Antur’, Outdoor Wales and Rope&Ladders.

What:

The programme will kick off at 10am, with volunteers walking a track and collecting rubbish and waste. Group leaders are allocated and all participants will be provided with cleaning and safety equipment and fully briefed with a safety talk. The Clean Up finishes at around 12.30pm, with volunteers being rewarded for their mornings’ efforts with a delicious BBQ lunch. Participants get to spend the remainder of the afternoon enjoying a range of fun outdoor pursuits organized by the Envirotrek leaders. There will even be a chance to win some great prizes including KEEN footwear and gifts for the best or most interesting rubbish found, with the day’s event closing at approximately 4pm.

Where and when:

Envirotrek Noord-Wales -17 augustus 2014, gather at:
The Heights,
74 High Street, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55 4HB
Llanberis, Wales
United Kingdom
GPS coördinates: 53°7’12.053″N, 4°7’35.445″W

Schedule of events:

09.30-10.00: Arrival of participants
10.00: Opening and start Clean Up
12.30: BBQ
13:30: Start afternoon activities
16.00: End of day

To secure your place on this great community event, register online at: http://www.respectthemountains.com/Inschrijfformulier.aspx

An entrance fee of GBP 9 can be paid when registering online. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult, ages up to 12 only GBP 4.5. If you recently purchased a pair of KEENs, registration is free. Don’t forget your receipt on the day itself, or, if registering online: please contact: joanne@respectthemountains.com

Things to bring:

Robust, comfortable footwear recommended (such as KEENs!). Participants are advised to bring water, sunscreen and an all weather jacket.

Want more? 24 august: Lake District, United Kingdom

Contact:

Respect the Mountains
Moermanskkade 101
1013 BC Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Website: www.respectthemountains.com

Image courtesy Respect the Mountains

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