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Adventure has played a tremendous therapeutic and developmental role in my life and if I can encourage alpinism as a form of adventure and therapy for others, I will do everything I can in order to make that happen.  Throughout the program, MBA students at the Beedie School of Business constantly improve our leadership, teamwork, and stewardship skills. Attempting for the first time in my life to organize, set up and follow through on a grandiose idea such as the Beedie MBA Climb the Lions for Power To Be Adventure Therapy Society,...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KATHMANDU, NEPAL – APRIL 8, 2013 – Today, 45 women from around the world leave their home countries to arrive in Nepal. Tomorrow, the Freedom Climb 2013 team begins their ascent to Everest Base Camp, trekking on behalf of women and children who have no voice. Freedom Climb 2013 Nepal was created to raise funds and awareness that address oppression, exploitation, and human trafficking. Last year, the team successfully climbed Kilimanjaro in East Africa. Experienced outfitters, Adventure International, prepped the group for their 17-day program, which...
Walk the Wall is back for 2012 and you’re invited to join the fun! Join International China Concern and thousands of people from around the world participating in the annual 10 km walkathon, Walk the Wall. Walk the Wall raises the necessary funds to give life to hundreds of children and adults with disabilities by providing full-time care. ICC works to end abandonment by providing supports to families with disabled children, proving that there are ways to keep families together. Visit Walk the Wall for event locations near you For more information, contact: Jacqueline Choi canada@...
Join the Alzheimer Society of B.C’s Mt. Kilimanjaro Grouse Grind for Alzheimer’s event and help us continue funding education, support and research initiatives for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. On Sept. 30, 2012 take part as a team for a journey on Grouse Mountain that mirrors the challenge our Ascent for Alzheimer’s team is undertaking on Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa during the same time period. It takes seven trips up the Grouse Grind to equal one ascent of Mt. Kilimanjaro. That’s one Grouse Grind each if you create a team of seven. Don’t have...
So far the 15th annual VIMFF mountain photography competition has been a resounding success. There are over 333 photos from as far afield as Pakistan, Thailand, and Sri Lanka. The submissions are going to Jury on Thursday, January 26th and we are excited to see the results. One thing is certain, the jury doesn't have an easy job because the quality of submissions was so high overall. Stay tuned for more news. The finalists will be displayed during VIMFF in mid February. The Climb For Change People's Choice Award from Arcteryx  went to Pakistan's Muhammad Buttar for his...
  In the spirit of International Mountain Day 2011 Climb For Change is proud to present the 15th Annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival Mountain Photography Competition. The competition runs until January 15th and the winners will be announced at VIMFF in February 2012. This is a great opportunity for all photographers to present their mountain photography to the public and win some great prizes. It is a forum for the sharing of imagery and the exchange of ideas between photographers, mountaineers, and outdoor enthusiasts alike. This year, we are running the...
  I had the privilege of being introduced to Yellowknife’s most sought-after photographers Dave Brosha. Dave articulates his success as, “Anything can be made beautiful when you look at it from a different perspective.”   In 2009, Dave ventured up to Mount Everest Base camp to help raise awareness for the Canadian Multiply Sclerosis Society. Like any true photographer, he hauled all his equipment along with him capturing the culture and the landscapes. The following link will show more images from his portfolio and website.    http://...
Hi Guys, My climbing group and I have started a kids climbing project at Vancouver with the goal to provide access of climbing to some kids with disadvantaged backgrounds and hopefully climbing will empower their attitude/circumstances and they'll make better choices down the road. It's once a month on a Fri 6-8pm at Richmond Cliffhanger, where volunteers/superheros/angels will belay the kids to climb as much as they can. Thanks to the sponsorship of Cliffhanger Richmond, it's only $5 + tax for the kids to climb with gear rental and it's free admission for belayers to...
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