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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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]