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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,...
A follow up story on the expedition lead by an Aussie boy from the bush who wanted to raise one million dollars for local charities in Tanzania was on my mind for the days leading up to and including the days of the climb to the top. Here is a recap for those of you who did not get a chance to follow up on this adventure for charity up Mt. Kilimanjaro.  The 100 climbers and paragliders were scheduled to climb the mountain in late January and jump from the top early February. What could go wrong? lots. That's the nature of extreme adventures. 600 porters went up on Jan 29th with the...
Check out this awesome vid of Steve Richert's story. He's climbing 365 days in a row, while living with type 1 diabetes! Steve is inspiring anyone who's ever faced their own personal mountain. Here's our chance to help him out - give a thumbs up to his vid so he can continue doing his great work! Climb on Steve!!
Hi Everyone! We are looking for more volunteers! Since this program started in Sep 2011 (Please like http://www.facebook.com/ClimbNConquer), it's grown to 3 locations (Vancouver, Richmond and Coquitlam Cliffhanger) in partnership with Big Brothers, Big Sisters and PLEA Kidstart. Thanks to a donation from SportChek, we have sent 5 kids to Cliffhanger weekly2hr junior program to climb more (*the kids can choose any climbing gyms). So far, we have 18 volunteers and 54 little bro/sis and big bro/sis participating in the program. The kids love it and it's amazing that climbers...
Have you ever thought about pursuing the three peaks challenges for your own Climb For Change initiative? Whether it's the National Three Peak Challenge (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon), the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge (Pen-Y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough) or the Scottish Three Peak Challenge (Merrick, Ben Lomond, and Ben Nevis) they all are amazing adventures to take on. Most people joining one of the three peaks challenges are often attempting to raise awareness and support a charity they are passinate about or they are...
Every couple years, in a naturally beautiful and challenging setting, the international No Barriers Summit brings together adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts as well as scientists and innovators for an outdoor summit unlike any other. The No Barriers Summit combines hands-on clinics, product demonstrations, nature excursions, films, art and music, keynote addresses, leadership exercises and a scientific symposium. We feel there... is no way to separate technologies from challenges and believe that inspiration and opportunity fuel achievement. This Summit will give people who live with...
Charity Climbing News Back to Resource Centre Inspiring News & Stories from Around the World! The latest charity climbs, fundraising climbs and climbs for a cause. Latest Charity Climbing News Charity Climbs, Fundraising Climbs and Climbs for a Cause Inspiring News & Stories from Around the World 21 October 2011 - latest news Every year hundreds of climbers around the world climb mountains for a cause, or climb for charity. Climb... More Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro for Charity - Charity Climbing News Kilimanjaro Charity Climbs and...
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