Mountaineer Will Cross will be speaking about his journey to the top of Mount Everest with type 1 diabetes. Cross has been living with diabetes since 1976 when he was diagnosed at the age of nine. In the 40 years since, he has become passionate about high-altitude mountaineering – he has ascended the highest peaks on all seven continents and walked to both the North and South Poles.
The event takes place Saturday, November 4th at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Following his talk, participants are invited to join Will in climbing the West Summit Trail (Additional trails available for strollers and small children). Cross will be available after to sign autographs and answer questions. This meet and greet is for individuals 6 years old and greater.
8:30 AM to 9:00 AM- Registration & Check-In
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM- "What's Your Everest?" Presentation
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM- Hike the West Summit Trail