Donate

Canada

Home»Posts tagged with»Canada

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 […]

IBD Adventures: Carly’s Journey to Everest

IBD Adventures: Carly’s Journey to Everest

Being to Everest base camp with the IDEAS team really was an awesome experience. I still can’t believe I did it. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine I’d be standing at Everest Base Camp. “Trouble” (my ileostomy) certainly isn’t living up to its name… but quite the opposite, opening doors and challenging […]

Everest Up we go

Everest Up we go

Update 4: 4:15PM Nepal: All No Guts Know Glory members are resting in camps three and four. After arriving in C4, Rob and Teng Dorje Sherpa discovered five oxygen cylinders were missing from the team’s supplies. We do not know, at this time, who took them. Some quick thinking on the part of the team […]

Training for the top of the world

Training for the top of the world

To reach the summit of Everest, climbers need to be extremely fit. Not only does Rob Hill have to get out into the mountains to maintain his mountaineering skills, he needs to hit the gym to ensure that he is strong and fit to handle the stress of the two-month-long expedition. “I’ve been training for […]

Flashback Friday: Aconcagua South America 2003 2004

Flashback Friday: Aconcagua South America 2003  2004

Sitting on top of that 22,841 foot peak I did what I always do. I reflected on all that occurred on my long journey to the summit. I was exhausted and elated at the same time. The challenges of Aconcagua, overcoming a disastrous first attempt in 2003, the extreme altitude and strange weather patterns, the […]