48 Peaks in 48 Hours. In one big collective effort, we’re climbing all of New Hampshire’s 4,000-footers in a single weekend. One team for each peak, with the Alzheimer's cause driving it all. We are a team of PhD students, medical students, nursing students and postdocs from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Why? Because, when there's strength, there's hope. For those facing Alzheimer’s, 48 Peaks is a reminder that we’re strong. That we can overcome struggles and conquer mountains. That, no matter how hard things get, this disease can never break our spirits.
By climbing, we’re honoring the people we know who’ve been touched by this disease:
- The spouses we care for
- The parents who’ve been diagnosed
- The grandparents who fight bravely
- The caregivers who love unconditionally
- And, all the loved ones we've lost
48 Peaks is a tribute to their strength, love, and commitment. It’s the grand gesture that this extraordinary community deserves.