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Climb a mountain for research

Learn how you can join the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer Nov. 17, 7-8 p.m. at REI

Nov. 15, 2010
2010 Denali team

The 2010 Denali team reached the summit Sunday, June 10.

Photo courtesy of Sarah Olson

Always wanted to climb a mountain? Find out how you can achieve this goal while supporting Hutchinson Center scientists engaged in the uphill battle against breast cancer. Attend an informational meeting for Climb to Fight Breast Cancer Wednesday, Nov. 17, 7-8 p.m. at REI’s Seattle flagship store, 222 Yale Avenue North.

You’ll learn how you can join other outdoor enthusiasts in honing new skills and honoring loved ones while raising funds for the Center’s breast cancer research.

The 2011 peaks are:

  • Mount Adams
  • Mount Baker
  • Denali
  • Mount Elbrus in Russia
  • Mount Hood
  • Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
  • Mount Olympus
  • Mount Rainier
  • Mount Shasta
  • Volcanoes of Mexico

Read more about the climb and register on the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer website, or e-mail

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.