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Carly Lindsay Works for IBD awareness

Carly Lindsay Works for IBD awareness

Carly Lindsay Works for IBD awareness, If you’d asked me at the beginning of the school year last fall ‘would you ever have dreamed you’d be traveling to Nepal and trekking to Mount Everest base camp next spring?’ I’d say definitely not. After following my friend Clinton Shard’s trek up Mount Kilimanjaro in September 2009, […]

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The Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society (IDEAS) is a patient-focused not-for-profit organization. Our programs support children, youth and young adults living with intestinal diseases. Our education and awareness campaigns educate the public about intestinal diseases like Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis and the issues people living with these terrible illnesses deal with every day. Children […]

More NGKG stories about Everest!

More NGKG stories about Everest!

It’s hard to believe that we’re coming up on the one year anniversary of when the No Guts Know Glory 7Summits and the IBD Adventures Everest teams left North America and headed to Nepal to begin the long journey to the top of the world. The story is still captivating audiences at home. Two publications […]

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 […]

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, […]

IBD Adventures: Bob Peterson Everest trekker

IBD Adventures: Bob Peterson Everest trekker

So, it was hard, right? Hard enough to give in? The idea was tempting, but I could not. Not with the encouragement I was getting from my new friends, and the example I was shown by a couple of teenagers who “won’t let IBD stop me!” I thought my trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp […]

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 […]