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“As tired as I was at 13,000, I kept on…When we were within 50 feet of the summit, I saw my daughter charge. I couldn’t keep up, but I knew I would be there shortly, and I was. There we were, mother and daughter, on top of Mt. Shasta.”
Trekkers and climbers, including two oncologists, attract some well-deserved media attention for their participation in the Breast Cancer Fund’s Sacred Treks global mountaineering expedition.
The buzz around Climb Against the Odds continues as our climbers adjust to normal life below 10,000 feet.
Breast Cancer Fund President and CEO Jeanne Rizzo has been in the spotlight because of her leading role on chemicals policy reform. She testified before Congress and wrote a Huffington Post op-ed.
Yesterday 27 breast cancer survivors and people touched by the disease successfully completed their expedition on Northern California’s 14,179-foot Mount Shasta in the name of breast cancer prevention.
As we reported at 2:20 p.m., a group of eight climbers are off the mountain. We just got word that all of the other 19 have left base camp and are on their way to Bunny Flat trailhead.
Climber Connie Engel just arrived at Bunny Flat trailhead, along with a big group of fellow climbers, and texted us this photo. She texts, “I’ve never been so cold in my whole life…
Some climbers will soon arrive at the Bunny Flat trailhead. Others are still at base camp preparing for the descent. A small group is nearing base camp.Because of the unusually cold conditions, climbers were not able to glissade today.
If you’re feeling as inspired as we are by the amazing 2013 Climb Against the Odds team, you might want to read more about the team members. Better yet, donate to their effort! And even better still, consider joining the 2014 team!