Robert Hill’s Living with Crohn’s Story from Diagnosis to Summit, 2008, Robert Hill attempted to summit Mount Everest to raise awareness of Crohn’s disease.
40 DAYS AT BASE CAMP At 18,000 feet above sea level and over the course of 40 days last Spring, documentary filmmaker Dianne Whelan immersed herself in the challenging and captivating world of base camp at Mt. Everest. With spectacular footage of the mountains’ landscape as a backdrop, 40 DAYS AT BASE CAMP is an […]
British Columbia, CA (IDEAS) June 18, 2012 Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society — We are pleased to announce an entirely new web site from IDEAS weneedideas.ca designed and built from the ground up with improved navigation, overall functionality, and for quick viewing, a mobile version. The web site will continue to provide Crohns, Ulcerative […]
40 Days at Base Camp Film Robert Hill Featured In that ascent, Hill became the first person with Crohn’s disease to reach the peaks of the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents in his quest to raise awareness of intestinal disease through his non-profit group, Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society, or IDEAS. […]
Robert Hill Interview by the National: Mount Everest Climber told to turn back ‘Save me,’ Canadian climber told sherpas after being urged to turn back. Robert Hill Interview by The National Diagnosed in 1994 with Crohn’s disease, Rob Hill fought a hard battle but Rob says “when it came down to losing my colon or […]
Robert Hill (We Need Ideas html) Successfully Completes 7 Summits Campaign The most obvious and consistent manifestation of ulcerative colitis is the presence of blood in the stool. This occurs in almost every individual with ulcerative colitis. In fact, if someone with IBD has never had blood in the stools, it is quite possible that […]
Rob Hill began a personal quest to become the first Crohn’s patient and ostomate to climb the Seven Summits, or the tallest peak on every continent, and in doing so, raise awareness about living with IBD and an ostomy.
No Guts Know Glory Everest Summit Rob Hill at the South Summit of Mount Everest, 7980 meters 7:00pm, May 24, 2010 Mount Everest or Qomolangma is the highest mountain on earth, with a peak at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas. The international border […]
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 mountaineer when he was forced to cut short his attempt to climb Mount Everest this month. The 37-year-old East Side resident returned home April […]
Robert Hill Winning an uphill battle, A little more than a decade ago, 23-year-old Rob Hill embarked on one of the toughest climbs of his life. Holed up in his parents’ North Van basement suite and weighing 105 pounds, Hill’s unsteady ascent of the stairs to the kitchen that day in 1994 represented his own […]