Us And A Really Big Mountain

31 Oct

What a beautiful cause. Good luck guys!

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These two nerds are going to climb a really big mountain. These two nerds are going to climb a really big mountain.

Several years ago, Rick and I took on the Big Mountain Challenge. Together we raised a bunch of money while climbing some of the most amazing mountains in Alberta. This year we’ve decided to take our adventures to a new level by hiking higher than we’ve ever been before. Specifically, we’re taking on the challenge of Everest Base Camp – 17590 feet (5361 metres) above sea level.

Both of us realize how lucky we are to be able to do something like this, and we want to use this opportunity to give back. Specifically, we’ve decided to raise money to support the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB).

Why the CNIB? Several years ago I learned that my retinas weren’t all they were cracked up to be. Without getting into the details, the news came as a shock. Until…

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