Climbers in the News

Climbers in the News


Going for Mt. Everest
KOMO, October 26, 2017
Seattle biotech journalist puts passions together.

Luke Timmerman climbs Everest for Fred Hutch
Fred Hutch, October 13, 2017
Support the Seattle native on his quest to the summit of Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the world.

Avalanche danger turns back "Climb to Fight Cancer" climbers
KOMO, June 12, 2017
The weather and sky conditions certainly seemed perfect for climbing.


A Father and a son, a cause, and a mountain
Santa Clarita Valley Signal, September 4, 2016
A group of climbers ascends Washington's Mount Rainier in honor of a cancer survivor knowing they would be doing more than climbing the 14,410-foot-high mountain.

Taking steps to cure cancer
Fred Hutch News Service, August 25, 2016
Scaling mountains to fund research is just another way to rescue lives for this intrepid 'Climb to Fight Cancer' team.

Climbing through wind, rain and fog to honor cancer patients
KOMO, July 19, 2016
KOMO's Denise Whitaker and the Shuksan team reach the summit of Mt. Shuksan on the morning of July 17.

Santa Clarita Father, Son Team To Climb Mount Rainier In Effort To Fight Breast Cancer
KHTS AM 1220, April 18, 2016
A Santa Clarita father and son team is planning to climb Mount Rainier this summer in an effort to help raise funds for breast cancer research.

Slowing Down with Yoga
425Business, March 14, 2016
Fred Hutch Climb to Fight Cancer Event Manager Lisa Carlson finds yoga compliments her busy life as a mountain-climbing philanthropist.


It's Not Just About the Climb
Crescenta Valley Weekly, September 3, 2015
Profiles pediatrician Dr. John Rodarte and his Mt. Baker climb.

Sounders' Supporters Shield to be carried atop Mt. Rainier
KOMO News, August 13, 2015
Now one of the Sounders biggest supporters and current holder of the shield, Kevin Zelko, has a vision and a mission for it. 

Kevin Zelko's Climb of a Lifetime
Seattle Magazine
, August 2015
This notorious cancer survivor plans to climb Mt. Rainier with a 46-lb. MLS trophy in tow. 

'After chemo, a mountain is just another hill to climb'
KOMO News, July 20, 2015 
Profiles cancer survivor Lynn Lippert and her summit of Mt. Shuksan.

Climbing to Fight Cancer
Crescenta Valley Weekly, June 11, 2015
Profiles the Montrose Search and Rescue team and their upcoming Mt. Hood Climb to Fight Breast Cancer expedition.


No Mountain too tall for Freeland man's cancer quest
South Whidbey Record, June 27, 2014
Profiles Chris Kesler and his upcoming Mt. Rainier Climb to Fight Breast Cancer expedition.


From cancer, to a crash, to the top of Alaska
The Herald, May 24, 2013
Profiles Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Marybeth Dingledy and her Denali Climb to Fight Breast Cancer expedition.

The next thing I remember is waking up in an ambulance
KOMO-TV, May 13, 2013
Profiles Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Marybeth Dingledy.

Freeland man to hike Baker for cancer research benefit
South Whidbey Record, April 14, 2013
Features repeat climber Chris Kesler

A Family Climb for Breast Cancer Awareness
The Crescenta Valley Weekly, April 11, 2013
Features repeat Climber Dr. John Rodarte

Puyallup tribal member climbs mountains for a cause
Puyallup Tribal News, March 28, 2013
Features repeat climber Ryan Tuttle

The Baker 10: Climbing for Cancer (Wallingford Blog), March 27, 2013
Featiures the Baker 10 team and Ryan Tuttle

Mile-High Love (PDF)
The Concrete Herald,
February 2013
Profiles Sahara Suval’s bid to climb Mount Baker as part of the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer. 

Scaling world's highest peaks to fight cancer (PDF)
The Chronicle
of Glens Falls, NY January 24, 2013
Profiles Climb to Fight Breast Cancer veteran Laurie Normandeau.

Mountain-climbing judge's biggest molehill: Fighting cancer
The Herald, January 6, 2013
Profiles Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Marybeth Dingledy’s participation in the Climb and her ordeal with breast cancer.

South Whidbey Sports Review 2012
South Whidbey Record, January 1, 2013
Notes the Climb fundraising campaigns and excursions of islanders Chris Kesler and Mary Lou Harris.

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Climb for Cancer, March 1, 2012
Profiles Climb participant Ryan Tuttle

Climbing for a Cause
Smithtown Matters, March 15, 2012
Profiles Climb participants Jason and Brian Maloney

Marysville man climbing for a cause
Everett Herald, March 16, 2012
Profiles Climb participant Travis Kay

Midland native set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for breast cancer awareness
Midland News, March 23, 2012
Profiles Climb participant Andrea Towlerton

Jobs, genetics won't stop her from climbing
Everett Herald, January 29, 2012
Profiles Climb participant Marybeth Dingledy

Members make a climb to raise money for the fight against breast cancer
Bellevue Club Reflections, January 2012

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