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Grind for Shelter 2010

Monday, June 28th, 2010 — 7:04am PDT
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Today Sebastian Albrecht will attempt to complete the Grouse Grind 14 times with the hopes of raising funds and awareness for the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation.

Photo credit: michaelgruenewald on Flickr

Albrecht completed 13 ascents last year and raised close to $10,000. This year during the Grind for Shelter he going for 14 ascents and $15,000.

Th Royal LePage Shelter Foundation “is Canada’s largest public foundation dedicated exclusively to funding women’s shelters and violence prevention and education programs.”

The Grouse Grind is a 2.9 kilometer trail that takes you straight up the side of Grouse Mountain. Albrecht will be making this trip up 14 times today and he’s already started. His expected finish time is around 11:00pm tonight.

If you would like to support his efforts, please consider donating.

You can follow the Grind for Shelter today on Twitter by searching the tag #Grind4Shelter as Albrecht will tweet his progress from the gondola during each trip back down to the start.

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