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IBD Adventures

IBD Adventures

IBD Adventures is a program of the Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society (IDEAS) taking people from all walks of life on incredible journeys to amazing places. The program is open to all (some age restrictions apply) and we welcome people from all over the world to join us as we climb to new heights […]

Snowing at Everest Crafting Timeless Engaging Marketing IDEAS Message

Snowing at Everest Crafting Timeless Engaging Marketing IDEAS Message

Weather Update @ 7:40 AM Everest: John reports that the clouds are breaking above the South Col. This could be a slow process. The team has managed to resupply food and fuel from descending teams that topped out yesterday. This gives them the ability to wait out another 24 hours on the South Col. Pemba […]

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 False Alarm

Everest False Alarm

The No Guts Know Glory Everest team woke up this morning thinking tomorrow would be the day they’d head up the mountain for their summit attempt. If weather forecasts had stayed true, then May 17th may have been the magical day that Rob Hill’s 7Summits quest would come to a glorious conclusion at the peak […]

Everest IBD Adventures Team Rest Time

Everest IBD Adventures Team Rest Time

After a difficult descent from camp two yesterday, the climbing team had a restful day in base camp. Showers, laundry, cake and pie, while we watched weather roll in and out, continuing to coat the mountain in the fluffy white stuff trapping unlucky teams in the higher camps. Weather reports suggest more of the same […]