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Robert Hill and The Seven Summits

Robert Hill and The Seven Summits

A 7Summits campaign involves climbing the highest mountain on each continent. There are less than 250 people in the world who have climbed all 7Summits. When Rob Hill summits Mount Everest, he will be one of the first 15 Canadians to complete the seven summits. More importantly though, when Rob stands on top of the […]

Everest Trekkers

Everest Trekkers

Everest Trekkers Tony Bell Tony Bell was born with a defect in his colon that required him to have ostomy surgery immediately after his birth. A few years later, his ostomy was reversed, but, after years of struggling with incontinence, a then 9-year-old Tony received a permanent colostomy. All of a sudden, Tony’s life was […]

Flashback Friday: Mount Kilimanjaro, 2003

Flashback Friday: Mount Kilimanjaro, 2003

After the experience of reaching his first 7Summits peak on Mount Elbrus in 2002, Rob Hill didn’t wait long to start planning his next climb, this time to the top of the highest free standing mountain in the world. Like many mountains around the globe, Kilimanjaro, at 19,334 feet or 5,893 metres above sea level, is actually […]

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 […]