Timmerman Traverse

Since 2017, I’ve combined my passions for biotech journalism and mountaineering.

My Climb to Fight Cancer campaigns for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and the Timmerman Traverse for Life Science Cares mobilize the biotech community to give back. Together, these initiatives have raised more than $5 million to fight cancer and poverty.

These expeditions inspire people. For sponsorship opportunities, email me: luke@timmermanreport.com.


Luke’s Ascents:

  • Everest
  • Denali
  • Aconcagua
  • Kilimanjaro
  • Vinson
  • Kosciuszko
  • The Matterhorn
  • Obergabelhorn
  • Breithorn half-traverse
  • Rainier (4 times, 3 routes)
  • Hood
  • Baker
  • Adams
  • Olympus
  • Shuksan
  • Shasta
  • Lassen Peak
  • Middle Teton (Chouinard Ridge)
  • Whitney (Mountaineer’s Route)
  • Presidential Traverse
  • Orizaba
  • Iztaccihuatl
  • Cotopaxi
  • Illiniza Norte

Recent Climbs To Fight Cancer

Kilimanjaro Climb To Fight Cancer

Summit Success! July 25, 2019

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Everest Climb To Fight Cancer

Summit Success! May 22, 2018

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