Archive for July 2nd, 2011

MS Mountaineer Lori Schneider Takes a Leap of Faith

July 2, 2011
Lori Schneider on Mount Everest

Lori Schneider on Mount Everest


On May 23, 2009, fifty-two-year-old Lori Schneider became the first person in the world with multiple sclerosis to summit Mount Everest. Lori is also the first person with MS to complete the “Seven Summits” by scaling the highest peak on each continent.


I video-interviewed Lori twice before in earlier posts. Click here to watch our first interview. Click here to watch our second interview.

Lori may have completed her Seven Summits goal but her mountaineering days are far from over. On July 10, she will be leading a Leap of Faith Adventure to Tanzania, Africa. Fourteen adventurous men and women with Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease will (more…)