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Experience Optional. Inspiration Guaranteed.

Welcome to Climb Against the Odds, the Breast Cancer Fund's annual mountaineering expedition for breast cancer prevention.

Each year an amazing team of women and men from across the country gathers to attempt to summit the 14,179-ft. Mt. Shasta in support of the Breast Cancer Fund's groundbreaking work to prevent breast cancer by eliminating our exposure to the toxic chemicals and radiation linked to the disease.

Each climber will arrive with very personal reasons to climb, yet together the team will show anything is possible with mutual support, determination and hard work.

Join an inspirational community, share in the experience of a lifetime and support our efforts to prevent breast cancer. The 2014 team is forming, apply now!

Questions? Contact Sheila Brown at or (415) 321-2904.

  • Apply!

    The 2017 team is limited to 35 members and applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis—so don't wait!

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  • Climbing Mt. Shasta

    Route, weather, gear and more!

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  • Why We Climb

    We climb for breast cancer prevention.

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  • Who Climbs

    You don't need to be a seasoned climber or athlete to join Climb Against the Odds.

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  • Our Commitment to You

    The Breast Cancer Fund supports your climb journey every step of the way.

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  • Your Commitment to the Breast Cancer Fund

    Our success lies in the journey, rather than the summit.

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  • 2017 Itinerary

    An outline of activities during the week that you can expect to participate in.

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