It is my great pleasure to announce that on July 21, 2017 Pamela Parker, Russell Ackner and Steven Palin will represent Parker’s Climb as they join the acclaimed 10 Mountains/10 Years team of climbers for The 2017 Ambassador Project to raise awareness and funding to benefit Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease. A group of 35 climbers from five countries will unite on a 4 day, 45 kilometer journey […]
We’re Back & Gearing Up!
We’re so happy to announce that we have just planned the next Parker’s Climb adventure! This coming July, we are venturing to Peru to hike the Inca Trail to Maccu Picchu! This World Heritage site is an amazing treasure with strict access and for those who are fortunate enough to get there, is an awe-inspiring […]
Parker’s Climb – For The Cure – New Year’s 2012
One year ago on the last evening of 2010, the Parker’s Climb Team greeted the arrival of 2011 with a sense of anticipation and excitement as another clock counted down the days until we would climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. I can still recall the feeling that July 2011 would never arrive when we launched our year-long […]
2nd Swing For A Cure – National Parkinson’s Foundation Tournament
There are two things that Geoff is very serious about – playing golf and being involved in any event that is raising funds to help fund the cure for Parkinson’s disease. Geoff was invited to play in the 2nd Swing For A Cure!– This Charity Golf Tournament is sponsored by the National Parkinson’s Foundation and […]
Parker’s Climb – A Journey To Help Cure Parkinson’s Disease & Alzheimer’s Disease
It has been a very long time since I sat down to write for Parker’s Climb. I have not been here since posting our Mt. Kilimanjaro summit photos; but Parker’s Climb is still a part of my soul! The climb and the very special year of fundraising for the Michael J. Fox Foundation will always […]
Michael J. Fox To Make A Special Announcement On David Letterman Tonight!
Parker’s Climb has the scoop! From UNCRATE.com: Dreams do come true. While it’s not yet 2015, Nike is releasing Marty’s mythical shoe from Back to the Future II. The Nike MAG ($TBD) won’t feature power-lacing, but they will sport glowing LEDs and an electroluminescent “Nike” in the strap, all glowing for around five hours per […]
Parker’s Climb – Reaches The Summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro For Team Fox
Team Parker Summit’s Mt. Kilimanjaro When you are standing at the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, at 19,340 feet, you truly have the feeling that there is nothing in the world that you cannot do! You forget how hard it was to get there and for a little while, you no longer struggle to breathe because […]
The Decent Down Mount Kilimanjaro
Crater Camp to Mwenka Camp: Mwenka Camp will be the last night spent on Kilamanjaro. Hike time today is 7-9hrs, 10.2mi 10,400 ft. Tomorrow morning Team Parker will have a 3-4hr walk down to the gate, where the Tusker vehicles will be there to meet us and take us back to the hotel for a […]
Parker’s Climb Has Reached The Summit!
Today all gear is repacked taking only what they will need for the summit push. Today will be the toughest day, with the most stunning views of Mawenzi, the Kibo Saddle and the plains below. They will slowiy wind their way up over the rocky outcrops and through the scree until they reach the rim […]
Day 6 – One More Day Until The Summit! Join Us On Facebook!
Todays climb has been all UPHILL to the rocky, craggy slopes at Barafu camp. Barafu means “ice” in Swahili, and its extremely windy and cold at this altitude. I’m sure there is a buzz of excitement as the Parkers anticipate their toughest day just ahead. Todays climb time is 3-4 hrs, 2.2 mi, 15,200ft. Tomorrow, […]