Why We Hike?

There is no cure for Cystic Fibrosis and at present, the average life expectancy of someone living with CF is around 37 to 38 years of age.

While this is a sobering statistic, many CF patients are far exceeding that average, thanks to advancements in physical therapy protocols and medications targeted at fostering lung health. The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a nonprofit, donor-supported organization, is to improve the quality of life for those living with this disease and fund research to find a cure. The Foundation receives no federal funding to accomplish its aggressive goals

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