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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Jul 10 - Aug 31, 2024 REGISTER NOW Future Climbers / Team Members for Summits of Hope

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Patagonia

Feb 10-24, 2025 REGISTER NOW Patagonia Torres Del Paine - Big Circuit

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Kilimanjaro

Oct 09-23, 2025 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 Natalia

This October I’ll be embarking on a fantastic adventure to Mount Kilimanjaro with Summits of Hope. This will be my first climb and I am extremely excited at th ...

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 2023, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2001
  • Summits of Hope climbs Machu Picchu 2018, 2012
  • Summits of Hope climbs Elbrus 2004

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  • January 06, 2024
    This is a program for anyone (including youth) that is interested in going on a Summits of Hope expedition one day! Join us for fundraising events, local climbs, SOH team events, and start fundraising towards your goal. REGISTER NOW and start your journey with Summits of Hope! For more information go to our Instagram or Facebook page, or email baileydenhoed@gmail.com Read full post >
  • December 07, 2023
    Stay tuned for exciting upcoming Summits of Hope news about fundraisers, get together/parties, and upcoming climbs by following our instagram @summitsofhope and facebook page! Get excited for 2024... we have lots planned!! Read full post >
  • October 19, 2023
    After a steep and rolling climb, our Kilimanjaro 2023 team has made it into Mawenzi Tarn Camp at 14,200 ft. Today, they went on an acclimatization hike (a hike with no packs, just water) to acclimatize to the altitude while enjoying a beautiful view of Mount Kilimanjaro! At the previous camp (Kikelewa Camp) they flew their prayer flags with the names of loved ones and kids from BC Children's Ho ... Read full post >

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