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Talking About Guts

Daniel Weatherhogg, a fellow Crohn’s sufferer and ostomate, has started a great podcast series using some of his skills from working in the radio industry. In the first episode they discuss IDEAS and Uncover Ostomy. Both Robert Hill and Clinton Shard will be interviewed over the coming weeks for a February show. Click to listen […]

Squamish Chief features No Guts Know Glory

Eyeing Everest, battling Crohn’s With Kilimanjaro conquered, Clinton Shard prepares for base camp Less than four months after reaching the top of the world’s highest freestanding mountain, 16-year-old Clinton Shard is preparing to brave high altitude once again by trekking to Mount Everest base camp in March. Shard, who suffers from Crohn’s Disease, is again […]

What’s with the name?

Not long after Robert Hill lost his colon in his fight with Crohn’s disease, and shortly after he had ileostomy surgery, he decided to run a marathon. Rob had always been active, but when he became sick with inflammatory bowel disease his health prevented him from living the same active lifestyle he’d enjoyed for years. […]

Team IBD Adventures reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania Africa

Team IBD Adventures reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania Africa

Team members, from left to right: Phil Wu, Andrea Manson, Robert Hill, Clinton Shard, Jimmy MacKenzie and Paul Head. Team IBD Adventures reached the summit of the highest free standing mountain in the world, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa on September 13, 2009. In the process they raised $30,110.98, which was split equally between the […]

Future IBD Adventures Treks

IBD Adventures recently went to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, Africa. In the process, six trekkers climbed to the top of the world’s highest free standing mountain and raised over $30,000 to support programs for children and youth suffering from inflammatory bowel disease, and to provide funds for research to find a cure for IBD. The Everest Base […]


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Rob Hill Climbs Germanys Zugspitze Despite His Ostomy

Rob Hill Climbs Germanys Zugspitze Despite His Ostomy

BAVARIA, GERMANY–Despite his ostomy, Canadian Rob Hill today climbed from Garmisch Partenkirchen up the Zugspitze  the highest mountain in Germany. Doing this as part of the Great Comebacks® program, the 35-year-old hopes to encourage others with the same condition to likewise set ambitious goals. Upon his arrival at the summit, Hill said: “This climb is […]

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