2023 Climb For A Cause Event – Mt. Timpanogos, Utah VIEW DETAILS

Background on – Daniel Bobrow

Including climbing and adventure racing resume

Daniel BobrowDaniel A. ‘Danny’ Bobrow, BS, MBA (finance), MBA (marketing) is President of AIM Dental Marketing, a health care consultancy based in Chicago, IL. He is also executive director of Climb For A Cause and The Smile Tree, which organizes and promotes outdoor events to fund and maintain dental education and treatment projects overseas.

Mr. Bobrow lectures nationwide, is dental marketing columnist for Dental Economics (What’s Working In Dental Marketing Today) and DPRWorld (The Marketing Insider), has been published in New Dentist, Dental Angle, CDS Review, Dental Compare, Dental Practice Management, My Dental Channel, Strategies For Success, Modern Hygienist, New Docs, Office Magic, Pink Tooth, Solutions Quarterly, Dentistry Today, AGD Impact,, and other profession-related publications.

Atop Grand Teton Summit

» He is a Charter Member of
The Speaking and Consulting Network.

» Daniel is also a Certified Dental Practice Consultant, and chaired the Website Committee of
The Academy of Dental Management Consultants

Daniel Bobrow - Aconcagua Summit
Aconcagua Summit (elev. 22,834)

» To see climbing and adventure-related articles written by or about Daniel click here

In 2010 he was inducted as a Member of the American Academy of Dental Practice Administrators (AADPA), and was also elected to the Board of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH), where he served on the Executive Committee as its Treasurer.

Mr. Bobrow holds various Certifications ranging from Insurance to Wilderness First Aid, a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from The University of Illinois, and Masters of Business Administration Degrees (MBAs) in finance and marketing from The University of Chicago and The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, respectively.

He is author of The State of The Art In Dentistry Marketing and contributing author to Powerful Practice Vol. II.

Powerful Practice - Vol2
To purchase copies click here.

Mr. Bobrow has a passion for rock and ice climbing, skiing, alpine mountaineering, mountain biking, and Adventure Racing (see resume below). His mountaineering and racing exploits have been chronicled by Windy City Sports, Private Clubs, Red Book, Vertical Jones, The Chicago Tribune, and other publications.

By soliciting pledges and corporate sponsorship, he has used many of these climbs as vehicles to raise both awareness and funds for a number of philanthropic organizations.

Mr. Bobrow is also a Certified mediator and arbitrator, and has worked pro bono for several agencies including; the Better Business Bureau, Youth Justice Institute, Center For Conflict Resolution, Illinois Department of Human Rights, the Circuit Court System of the City of Chicago, Center For Conflict Resolution, and Loyola University School of Law. He is a certified Professional Selling Skills II sales trainer and coach, and has passed the real estate professional’s licensing exam.. He is also Member of the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business (Booth School) CEO Roundtable, and Competent Communicator of Toastmasters International.

In 2010 Daniel authored along with Bill Blatchford, The Art of First Impressions.

He is a Member of the National Ski Patrol and National Mountain Bike Association, certified health coach and personal trainer.

Daniel A. Bobrow – Climbing & Race Resume


Mountaineering/Trekking | Rock Climbing | Ice Climbing | Adventure Racing | Marathon/Triathlon/Ultra | Kayak/Misc. | Designations



Climb For A Cause 2023 – Mt. Timpanogos, Utah

Mt. Timpanogos


Climb For A Cause 2020 – The Enchantments, Leavenworth, WA

The Enchantments


Guagua Pichincha – elev. 15,728

Guagua Pichincha


Corazon – elev. 15,800



Iliniza N. – elev. 16,818

Iliniza North Summit


Cotopaxi – elev. 19,461



Climb For A Cause 2019 – Table Mountain, Grand Teton National Park

Climb For A Cause 2018 – Panorama Trail in Garibaldi Provincial Park

Climb For A Cause 2017 Mt. Timpanogos, UT (elev. 11,752)

The Grand Canyon R3 (Rim To Rim To Rim) 6/10-11 2017

Everest Base Camp (17,700), Kala Pattha (18,514), and Ama Dablam High Camp (20,200), Nepal (October-November, 2016 )

Climb For A Cause XIX, Mt. Charleston, Nevada (10-02-16)

Mt. Rainier (14,411) (October 2016)

Cayambe (18,997), Ecuador SUMMIT (12-14-16)

Climb For A Cause 2015 – The South Rim of The Grand Canyon 10-2-15

Climb For A Cause 2014 Pikes Peak!

Climb For A Cause XVI  Wheeler Peak, NM SUMMIT 9/29/13

Epinephrine Route, Red Rock Canyon, NV 9/23/13 – Video

Climb For A Cause XV  Zion National Park, UT 9/28/12

Fan Si Pan, Vietnam, March, 2012

October, 2011 CFAC XIV San Jacinto Peak, Palm Spring, CA Summit

September, 2011 Mt. Bierstadt, 14,069 Summit

May, 2011 Mt. Rainier via Liberty Ridge CANCELED ON ACCOUNT OF SNOW

September, 2010 DCFAC 2010, Middle Sister, OR

March, 2010 San Jacinto Peak, Palm Springs, CA

September, 2009 DCFAC XII Half Dome via Cable Route, Yosemite, CA

August, 2008 DCFAC XI Mt. Marcy, NY

February, 2008 Aconcagua, Argentina ‘the quadrophenia climb’ elev. 22,834 Summit!

September, 2007 Half Dome Trail, CA

September, 2007 Mt. Marcy, NY elev. 5,344 Summit

July, 2007Mt. Hood, OR elev. 11,239 Summit DCFAC X

February, 2007 Ice Climbing at Ouray, CO

Mt. Hood, OR, January, 2007 elev. 11,239 Summi

Humphreys Peak, AZ September, 2006 elev. 12,633 DCFAC IX Summit

Harney Peak, SD July, 2006 7,242 feetSUMMIT

Humphreys Peak, AZ May, 2006 12,633 feet SUMMIT

The Grand Canyon via Kaibab Trail (Descent), Bright Angel Trail (Ascent) in one day. DCFAC VIII Successful

Aconcagua via the Ruta Normal, Argentina, 1/05 18,000

Mt. Baldy aka San Antonio, CA 9/05 SUMMIT

Mt. Charleston, NV 09/04 11,912 DCFAC VII SUMMIT

Mt. Baker, WA 07/04 10,778 SUMMIT

Mt. Charleston, NV 08/03 11,912 DCFAC VI SUMMIT

Couloir of Mt. Holy Cross, CO 5/03 11,400

The Grand Teton via the Exum Ridge, WY 9/02 13,770 DCFAC V SUMMIT

Mt. Rainier via the Emmons/Winthrop Glacier Route, WA 6/02 14,200

Longs Peak via the Keplenger Couloir, CO 5/02 14,255 SUMMIT

Aconcagua via the Polish Glacier Route, Argentina, 1/02 19,000

Mt. Adams, WA 7/01 Mazama Glacier 12,276 DCFAC IV SUMMIT

Torrey’s Peak via Dead Dog Couloir, CO 5/01 14,267 Summit

Gray’s Peak, CO 5/01 14,270 Summit

Mt. Charleston, NV 11/00 11,000

Longs Peak, CO, Kieners Route 8/00 14, 255 Summit “CLIMB FOR A CAUSE III”

Mt. Shasta, CA, Normal Route 7/00 14,161 Summit

Mt. Rainier via the Emmons/Winthrop Glacier Route, 8/99 14,411 Summit

Mt. Rainier, WA, Disappointment Cleaver Route 9/99 14,411 Summit “CLIMB FOR A CAUSE II”

Mt. McKinley, Alaska ‘The Balkans Expedition’, 6-7/99 20,320 Summit

Mt. Whitney, CA, Mountaineers’ Route, 9/98 14,495 Summit “CLIMB FOR A CAUSE I”

Mt. Whitney, CA, East Face Route, 9/98 14,495 Summit

Mt. Whitney, Mountaineers’ Route, 8/98 14,495 Summit

Longs Peak, 5/98 West Ridge 12,800

Mt. Hood, 4/98 Standard Route 11,285 Summit

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania10-11/97, Machame Route 19,340 Summit

Mt. Whitney, CA, Mountaineers’ Route, 9/97 14,495 Summit

Mt. Charleston, NV, 3/97 10,000

Aconcagua, Argentina, 12/96-1/97 22,400

Mt. McKinley, Alaska, 5-6/96 16,200

Orizaba, Mexico 1/96 18,400 Summit

Iztaccihuatl, Mexico,12/95 17,500 Summit

Mt. Rainier WA, 8/95 14,411 Summit

Mt. Rainier, WA, 7/94 14,411 Summit



Table Mountain Summit 11,170 ft. asl (2019)

November, 2012 Red Rocks, NV “Ginger Cracks

October, 2011 Joshua Tree, CA

September, 2010 Monkey Face at Smith Rock

September, 2009 Half Dome via Snake Dike Route

Devil’s Tower, WY Durrance Route, 07/06

The Needles, SD Tricouni Nail 07/06

Harney Peak, SD 07/06

Mt. Rushmore Needles, 06/06

Red Rocks, NV 07/05 Panty Wall

Frey, Patagonia, Argentina, 1/05 “Jim Donini’s Crack” & “Pitafuso”

Red Rocks, NV 8/03 Panty Wall and Dark Shadows (Pine Creek Canyon)

Jackson Falls, IL 10/02

Lumpy Ridge, CO First Rock 5/02

Flat Iron I, CO 5/02

Lumpy Ridge, CO First Rock & Pin Route of Twin Owls 5/01

Jackson Falls, IL 12/00

Red Rocks, NV 11/00

Eldorado Canyon, CO 8/00

Castle Crags, CA 7/00

Sandia Mountains, NM 4/99

Flat Irons, CO 5/98

Lumpy Ridge, CO 5/98

Mt. Helen, Ontario, CAN, 3/98

Jackson Falls, IL, 7/97

Shawangunks, NY, 5/97

Red Rocks, NV, 4/97

Mississippi Palisades, IL, 3/97

Camel Back Mountain, Phoenix, AZ, 4/94

Devil’s Lake, WI 1993-Present


Ice Climbing

Batchawana Bay, Montreal River and Gros Cap, Canada, 2/11

First Ascents, led by Shaun Parent, include: No Extra Charge, Valentino, and Valentina, all
14, February, 2011

Vail, CO 1/09

Ouray, CO 1/07

Ouray, CO 2/06

Mt. Baker, WA 9/04

Montreal River, Ontario 2/04

Mount Lincoln, CO 12/02

Ouray, CO 12/01

Silverton, CO 12/01

Orient Bay, ONT, CAN 3/01

Munising, MI 2/01

Montreal River, ONT 1/01

Lone Rock, WI 12/00

Starved Rock, IL 12/00

Orient Bay, ONT, CAN 3/00

Agawa Canyon, ONT, CAN 2/00

Kama Bay, ONT, CAN 3/99

Mt. McKay, Thunder Bay, ONT, CAN 3/99

Orient Bay, Nipigon, ONT, CAN 3/99

Agawa Canyon, ONT, CAN 1/99 (Bridal Veil Falls, Whippers & Blood FIRST ASCENT)

Orient Bay, ONT, CAN, 3/98


Adventure Racing

MAFF 2019 8 Hour Adventure Race

Mission Race

April, 2013 SEAL ADVENTURE CHALLENGE, Camp Pendleton, VA

April, 2013 Stubborn Fool Sprint (6 hour) Adventure Race, Madison, WI

July – August, 2012 Special Operations Forces Academy, Camp Pendleton, VA

May, 2012 Mission On The Muscatatuck 18 Hour Adventure Race, N. Vernon, IN
(as Team Mission Accomplished)

August, 2009 Sweaty Otter 24 Hour Adventure Race, WI

(unable to participate owing to injury !@#$)

June, 2006 Eco Primal Quest Expedition Adventure Race. UT Go To Primal Quest Website (Daniel unable to participate owing to injury)

May, 2006 Michigan Coast-To-Coast Expedition Adventure Race. MI

February, 2006 24 Hours on the Move. Attica, IN

March, 2006 Gravity Play P.Q. Certification Training. Moab, UT

Rock The Race, 10-Hour Sprint, Rockford, IL 9/05

WILD SCALLION, 8-Hour Sprint, Urban Adventure Race Chicago, IL 10/05

MICHIGAN COAST TO COAST, 72-Hours Frankfort-Midland, MI, 6/2-4/05 FIFTH PLACE

GMRAS, 14-Hours, 4/22/05 Savannah, IL


FALL CLASSIC, 6-Hour Sprint, Delafield, WI 11/6/04 FOURTH PLACE

URBAN FROG, 8-hours, Milwaukee,WI 6/19/04

F EARS II 8-hours, Taylorsville, KY 6/13/04 SECOND PLACE

BOAR 6-hours, Devils Lake, WI 5/04 THIRD PLACE IN DIVISION

PLANET ADVENTURE 24 hours, Wasatch Lake, IN 4/04

WILD ONION 24 Hours, Chicago, IL 9/03 (Team Captain)

(Second Place – unranked owing to lost passport)

THE ENDORPHIN FIX 36 Hours, WV, 5/03

IATOS 6 Hours, Chicago, IL, 3/03

SNOWGAINE 6 hours, Mississippi Palisades, IL 2/03 FIFTH PLACE

24 HOURS ON THE MOVE Lafayette, IN 12/02

WILD ONION 24 hours, Chicago, IL 9/02 (Team Captain)

FOUR WINDS Supreme 7 Day Race, UT 8/02

MID-AMERICA XTREME, 18 Hours, Nicollet National Forest, WI, 7/02 (Team Captain)

WATERTOWN CHALLENGE , Watertown, WI, 2002 6/02 (Team Captain)

WILD ONION Urban Adventure Race, Chicago, IL 9/01 (Team Captain)

WILD ONION Urban Adventure Race, Chicago, IL 10/00 (Team Captain)



Daniel Bobrow completing Trek100

To Stop. To Cure. To be a hero to the heroes fighting cancer.
The Trek 100 – June 1st, 2019 – View Details


Tunnel Hill 100 2018 Ultramarathon – Race Results

Rough Road 100 2018

Tunnel Hill 50, VIenna, IL 11/10/17
» Race Results

Fort 2 Base 10 nautical mile (11.5 mile)

9-10-16 Wolfman Triathlon

July, 2016 Lake Zurich Triathlon

2015 The Frozen Otter Ultra Trek (24 hour / 64 mile), Kettle Moraine, WI

Fort 2 Base 10 nautical mile (11.5 mile)

July, 2014 Waterfall Glen XTreme 10 Miler

January, 2014 The Frozen Otter Ultra Trek (24 hour / 64 mile), Kettle Moraine, WI

October, 2012 Chicago 50k Ultramarathon (as pacer in support of Hugh, who did the 50 miler!)

June, 2012 Udder Century 100 Mile Cycling Event, Union, IL

January, 2012 The Frozen Otter Ultra Trek (24 hour / 64 mile), Kettle Moraine, WI

October, 2011 Des Plaines River 50 Mile Ultramarathon, Des Plaines, IL

2011 The Frozen Otter Ultra Trek (24 hour / 64 mile), Kettle Moraine, WI

September, 2011 The North Face Endurance Challenge 50 miler, S. Kettle Moraine, WI

June, 2011 Madison to Chicago Relay (three person team)
Finished in 35 hours, 25 minutes

Danny, Mimi, & Ed

Ragnar Relay 197 Mile Relay, 6/10-11 Three Person Ultra Team: THIRD PLACE

Chicago 50k Ultramarathon, Chicago, IL 3/26/11

Madison To Chicago 205 Mile Relay Completed In 34 hours 14 minutes

(only 4-person team to compete)

Marathon Des Sables, Morocco, 4/10

2010 The Frozen Otter Ultra Trek (24 hour / 64 mile), Kettle Moraine, WI

Chicago 50 Mile Ultramarathon

Happy To Be Done

2009 Mens Health Chicago Urbanathlon

2008 Chicago Lakefront 50k Ultramarathon

(Various Dates) Chicago Triathlon, Lake Geneva Triathlon, Devil’s Challenge Triathlon, Crystal Lake Triathlon

1998-2005 Galena Triathlon Galena, IL (2004 canceled)

2002 Pigman Half Ironman, Iowa City, IA

2002 LaSalle Bank (formerly Chicago) Marathon

2001 Flying Pig Marathon, Cincinnati, OH

2001 LaSalle Bank (formerly Chicago) Marathon

2001 Florida Ironman, Panama City, FL

2001 Pigman Half Ironman, Iowa City, IA

1991 Chicago Marathon

1979 Chicago Marathon


Kayak/Canoe/Miscellaneous Events

Mid-America Canoe & Kayak Race 2022

Des Plaines River Canoe Marathon 5-22-22 – View Results

July-August, 2012 – Seals Training Adventure Special Ops Academy

Chicago Shoreline (25 mile) Marathon ’10

(make that 8 miles! click here for results)

Chicago Shoreline (8 mile) Marathon ’09

July, 2009 Presented at The North Face Store, Chicago on his ascents (both successfully and ‘penultimate’) of Denali and Aconcagua

Chicago Flatwater Classic ’08

Chicago Shoreline Marathon ’08

Navy Seal Fitness Challenge ’08

Chicago Flatwater Classic ’07

Chicago Flatwater Classic ’06

Chicago Flatwater Classic ’05



Alpine Ski Patrol with The National Ski Patrol

Bike Patrol with The National Mountain Bike Association

Personal Trainer Certification (4/13) National Council For Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)

Certified Health Coach (C.O.P.E. Certification)

BLS (Basic Life Support) For Health Care Providers Certification

Climbing Instructor, Lifetime Fitness, Vernon Hills, IL 4/2013

Advanced Communicator Bronze (11/15) Competent Communicator (4/13) Toastmasters International (Member since 2007)

Member of the American Alpine Club 2003-Present

AAI Mountaineering Course I, 07/04

President, Vice President, Expedition Chairman and Program Chairman, Chicago Mountaineering Club, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, respectively

Advanced Ice Climbing Seminar, North of Superior Climbing Company, Thunder Bay, CAN, 1998

Solo Wilderness First Aid, 1996

Mt. Rainier Expedition Seminar, 1995

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