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Robert Hill conquers seven summits including Mount Everest

Robert Hill conquers seven summits including Mount Everest

Nanaimo climber conquers seven summits, including Mount Everest Rob Hill raises awareness about intestinal disease and is now featured in the movie in 40 Days at Base camp A Nanaimo man who summited Mount Everest two years ago now features prominently in a new documentary currently being screened across Canada, the final peg in his […]

Everest Fund raising continues

Everest Fund raising continues

It’s been almost a month since Rob Hill returned from his successful Everest climb and he’s been busy talking to media, appearing for sponsors and reuniting with friends and family. “It’s been an extremely busy last few weeks,” said Rob. “But it’s been worth it. We’ve been appearing in a lot of media articles and […]

Everest Camp 2, and 3

Everest Camp 2, and 3

The weather window is shaping up nicely for the No Guts Know Glory summit attempt. A cyclone that formed in the Bay of Bengal has hit land and is on a weakening path away from the Everest region. As predicted, the jet stream has moved north of our area and the winds are slowly receding […]

Everest Base Camp Support

Everest Base Camp Support

A good team in base camp is crucial to the No Guts Know Glory team’s success on the mountain. Fortunately, we have one of the best. Raj is our Sirdar and cook. Sirdar is the local equivalent of “the boss.” Raj takes care of everything. He orders the food, hires the porters, coordinates the Sherpas, […]

Flashback Friday: Mount Elbrus Europe 2002

Flashback Friday: Mount Elbrus Europe 2002

The winds were blowing. And the three climbers were tired. After fighting uphill in strong headwinds for a few hours, struggling through blinding snow and crusty ice below their crampons, the wind suddenly died. Rob paused his forward steps, briefly believing the break in the wind might last. It didn’t. As quickly as it had […]

Twitter Hockey Ticket Contest

Twitter Hockey Ticket Contest

The Prize The Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society conducts awareness and education campaigns to eliminate the stigma of living with an intestinal disease. Our programs help children and youth afflicted with intestinal disease live healthy, productive lives. IDEAS also contributes funds to research to find a cure for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. IDEAS is giving […]