6 things you can do to prevent breast cancer in 2015

The breast cancer movement has accomplished some remarkable things in recent years: breast cancer awareness is everywhere, we’re detecting it earlier than ever, and more women have access to quality care. So what’s next? It’s time to #RethinkThePink and turn our efforts toward prevention. Here are six things you can do to prevent breast cancer … Read more…

The North Face climber gains new perspective on climb

When Marlyss Bird signed up to represent The North Face at Climb Against the Odds, she didn’t really know what she was getting herself into. She’s not a breast cancer survivor and nobody in her immediate family has had the disease. Summiting a mountain was on her bucket list and she wanted to do it … Read more…

Guest blog: Breast cancer survivor, Leslie Vanoni, on climbing Mt. Shasta

The sun still shining, the inside of our tent warm and bright, we are told to at least rest even if we can’t fall asleep. Bridget whispers to me “I am nervous”. I whisper back, “Me too”. Earlier she told me she wished people would stop treating us like we were the experts because we have … Read more…

Climb Against the Odds Kicks Off With a Bang

Let the climb begin! Climb Against the Odds has officially started and in just two days our inspiring 2014 team will set off to climb this beauty.   In the meantime, our climbers have been keeping busy undergoing last minute training, bonding with their teammates and exploring the Shasta wilderness. Some team members arrived at … Read more…

Meet the Climbers: MotherSon & Co., Frederique Mary and Arthur Morgan

On May 29, 2013 Frederique Mary had her yearly mammogram. The next day she received a call to schedule an appointment to check on dense tissues. It was the weekend of her son, Arthur's high school graduation, and he was graduating with honors. While the lump emerged in her thoughts throughout the weekend, it didn’t stop … Read more…

Meet the Climber: Lindsey Dal Porto

In a couple of weeks Lindsey Dal Porto of San Francisco will attempt to climb the 14,179-foot Mt. Shasta as part of the Breast Cancer Fund’s Climb Against the Odds. Help Lindsey meet her goal of raising $6,000 for breast cancer prevention. For people who know her well, it should come as no surprise that … Read more…

Meet the Climber: Jill Zastko

Over the next month we will feature the inspiring members of the 2014 Climb Against the Odds team as part of a series called Meet the Climber. Climb Against the Odds is the Breast Cancer Fund's annual mountaineering expedition for breast cancer prevention. Each year an amazing team of women and men from across the … Read more…