We raise funds for cutting edge research through a variety of outdoor and other special events, to raise awareness and public support, and to promote physical and mental well-being of breast cancer survivors and their families. 

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Supporting Research

We host a bi-annual Symposium where the most preimmenent researchers from around the world descend on Sun valley, Idaho to share ideas and move the field forward. In addition, we select a prominent junior scientist to receive the Young Investigator Award for their distinguishing work in the field of breast cancer research.

Celebrating Survivors

In conjunction with the Symposium, we host a free Open Forum where breast cancer patients, survivors and their families can ask questions from the panel of researchers. We offer additional support through a number of events and wellness oriented activities.

Raising Awareness

Hike for A Cure, Boise
Saturday, October 10th @ 9:00AM
Military Reserve/Ft. Boise Park

We promote a number of events designed to raise awareness for breast cancer and the urgent need to find a cure. 

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Our 2015 Climb was led by Erik, Tim and Steve of Sawtooth Mountain Guides

On September 15th, seventeen climbers summited the 11,051 ft. Devil's Bedstead West. The 2015 climb raised over $15,000 for breast cancer research.

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Laura Evans, founder

In 1990, Laura Evans ended her 7th week in isolation during a bone marrow transplant to fight Stage III breast cancer. Her vision for combining mountain climbing and finding a cure for breast cancer  would be a visible tribute to the courage of breast cancer survivors everywhere.

Our Inspiration »

"Climbing, in many respects, is not unlike facing a life-threatening illness. You take every step alone, digging deep, focused on the goal and your own inner strength."

— Laura Evans