Everybody has a mountain to climb.

CLIMBS

When you join a climb with Summits of Hope, you will be travelling with experienced team leaders from Canada. Our vast experience in leading large and small teams on climbs throughout the world ensure we are connected to the best local guides, and can answer any questions you have about the route, gear, food, and what to expect on your adventure of a lifetime.

  • Benefiting BC Children's Hospital
  • Benefiting The Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba

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Kilimanjaro 2023

Oct 14-28, 2023 REGISTER NOW Summits of Hope is excited to announce that we are looking to climb the highest peak in Africa in October of 2023.

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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 Russ

Russ Barstow is a high altitude mountaineer, the Founder and President of Summits of Hope. Summits of Hope's slogan "Everyone has a mountain to climb" means ...

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Summits of Hope has been climbing all over the world since 1999! From Aconcagua in Argentina, to Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Everest Base Camp in Nepal, to Mt. Elbrus in Russia, we have a climb for everyone. We are always looking for new places to go and experience!

Summits of Hope has been climbing all over the world since 1999! From Aconcagua in Argentina, to Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Everest Base Camp in Nepal, to Mt. Elbrus in Russia, we have a climb for everyone. We are always looking for new places to go and experience!

  • Summits of Hope climbs Aconcagua 2016, 2009, 2003
  • Summits of Hope climbs Annapurna 2017
  • Summits of Hope climbs Denali 2002
  • Summits of Hope climbs Ecuador 2002
  • Summits of Hope climbs Everest Base Camp 2014, 2011, 2010, 2008
  • Summits of Hope climbs Kilimajaro 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2001
  • Summits of Hope climbs Machu Picchu 2012, 2018
  • Summits of Hope climbs Elbrus 2004

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  • March 31, 2022
    Summits of Hope is back in Action. We are looking to start climbing for the kids at BC Children's Hospital. Our first tentative climb will be Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in October of 2023. We will be accepting applications shortly. Be sure to check back for updates as this climb will fill up quickly as we have lots of interest from great people looking to lead the adventure of a lifetime whil ... Read full post >
  • March 18, 2020
    In light of the current health crisis here in BC and around the world, we have postponed our April 1st Information Night. Date still to be determined. Thanks for your understanding! Take care everyone! Read full post >

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