Climbing Mount Everest is a dream shared by many, yet achieved by few. For one climber, Rob Hill, the ascent presented more challenges than one. Hill is one of the 700,000 Americans who manages Crohn’s Disease, an inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal system. In 2010, he set out to climb the world’s tallest mountain as a way to raise awareness for Crohn’s and defy stereotypes about living with the disease.
Get Ready For IDEAS Trek To Iceland 2018, To bring Ostomy Support, awareness to intestinal diseases, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Colorectal Cancer, Celiac Disease. What Causes it, Symptoms, Tests, Treatment, Prognosis Complications, education and public awareness campaigns.
IBD Adventures | Trekking the world to fight intestinal diseases, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Colorectal Cancer, Celiac Disease. IBD Adventures is a program of the Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society (IDEAS).
No Guts Know Glory Expedition blog. NGKG is an IDEAS awareness program. In 2010, Rob Hill successfully reached the South Summit of Mount Everest completing his 7Summits campaign. Subscribe to the RSS feed to receive the latest updates as we prepare new adventures to raise awareness of intestinal disease, and ostomy supply news.
The Vancouver Courier has written another article about Rob, this time about his return to Vancouver from Everest. The reality of Rob Hill’s medical condition became all too real for the mountaineerRead More…