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We climb mountains for children who cannot. While we climb, we honor lives lost, celebrate survivors, and send strength to children and loved ones currently fighting their own battles. We support amazing care and research at BC Children’s Hospital.


Kilimanjaro - Lawrence L

Mar 01-30, 2019 CLOSED This is a closed climb

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Mount Everest - Chris Dare

Mar 01-30, 2019 CLOSED This is a closed expedition to Mount Everest

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Kilimanjaro 2019

Oct 05-20, 2019 REGISTER NOW Kilimanjaro is our most popular climb and is sure to fill up quickly.

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Torres Del Paine - Big Circuit

Oct 26 - Nov 04, 2019 REGISTER NOW Summits of Hope is excited to announce a trek through Torres Del Paine National Park in Patagonia this fall!

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Everest Base Camp

Nov 07-29, 2020 REGISTER NOW Summits of Hope is excited to announce preliminary plans to return to Nepal in 2020 to trek to Everest Base Camp

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"It is not theMOUNTAIN
we conquer, butOURSELVES."

- Edmund Hillary

Wondering if you’re up for the challenge of joining one of our climbs? Our climbers join us from all walks of life and levels of trekking experience. We’re here to help you every step of the way!

Whether its your first climb or your thirty-first, nearly anyone can climb with us.

Meet Tom

With every tiresome step, with every challenging moment, with every time I feel like I can't go any further and just want to turn back, I think of the kids at B ...

Meet Sally

After doing the trek with Summits of Hope to Basecamp Everest in 2014, I experienced first hand the incredible results of the fund-raising done by Summits of Ho ...

We Climb for Those Who Can't


Summits of Hope started out in 1999 with a few mighty climbers, making a small difference for BC Children’s Hospital. Today, we are proud to be an official partner of BC Children’s Hospital, supporting oncology, Child Life, Music Therapy, physiotherapy, and ground breaking research.


138 climbers so far
$2,254,765 raised so far


  • February 15, 2019 🎉 TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE! 🎉 Join us for our biggest fundraising event of the year when we take over the Uber Lounge at Steamworks Brewpub - Vancouver for our 3rd Annual Party for the Peaks. Mingle with past and future climbers, see photos and videos from our many climbs and hear all about our plans for 2019 and beyond. Tickets are just $15 and include appetizers all night long. Proceeds from the event will benefit the kids at BC Children's Hospital. Get your ticket now and save $5 off the door price:
  • February 13, 2019 🏔NEW CLIMB - PATAGONIA 2019! 🏔 This fall Summits of Hope is heading south for 7 days of trekking through Torres Del Paine National Park. This climb promises spectacular scenery on a low elevation circuit. So if you've ever wanted to trek with us but have been intimidated by high altitude, this is the adventure for you! Dates have yet to be confirmed but will be sometime in October or November 2019. Register now to be kept up to date on all the climb details, including dates, itinerary, and costs: Learn more about this climb and all of our others - including Mt. Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp - at our Party for the Peaks on March 9th at Steamworks Brewpub in Vancouver. #summitsofhope #patagonia #adventuretravel #TorresDelPaine #everybodyhasamountaintoclimb #fundraising #forthekids #vancouver #climbers #trekking
  • February 11, 2019 Join us on March 9th for the 3rd Annual Party for the Peaks to enjoy a stunning slideshow of photographs from previous climbs while picturing yourself atop one of the many summits we visit. This is your chance to cross a major milestone event off your bucket list while supporting BC Children's Hospital and the amazing care they offer to sick kids in our province at the same time. Tickets are just $15 in advance ($20 at the door) and include appetizers and inspiration. Proceeds will go to benefit BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Get your ticket now at

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