Mt.Kilimanjaro Grouse Grind for Alzheimer's
The Mt. Kilimanjaro Grouse Grind for Alzheimer’s (MKGG) is an exhilarating team-based event that raises funds and awareness for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. Held at Grouse Mountain. The event also supports the Society’s Ascent for Alzheimer’s team, which will be hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania at the same time!
Teams complete the equivilant of one ascent of Mt. Kilimanjaro (seven grinds in the day). A team of seven or more will do one grind each. If a team has less than seven, then some team members will have to make their way up the grind more than once.
Don’t have a team or enough people to fill a team? No problem. Individual participants are encouraged to sign up and we can assist with placement in an established team where you will meet like-minded individuals who want to make a difference.
Each year the Ascent has sent teams of up to 12 to Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa to symbolize the upward struggle that those with Alzheimer’s disease face each day. The MKGG mirrors this challenge and has a similar spirit of camaraderie, compassion and commitment.
This is an untimed fundraising event, and each participant typically sets a fundraising target of $600 or more.