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A new trustee but a familiar face to many.

3rd July 2024

We are really pleased to announce the addition of a new trustee to the Climbers Against Cancer board. Many of you will be familiar with or even friends with Lynn Robinson, ex president of the BMC. Lynn has agreed to join the CAC board of trustees and we could not be happier about it! Lynn…

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Boulder UK – it’s all about community and collaboration!

22nd June 2024

We had a video chat with Boulder UK co-director Tanya Meredith recently while she was on a rest day from projecting in Rodellar!  The wall has been a stalwart in terms of raising funds and awareness for CAC for several years, and has no intention of stopping! Tell us a bit about Boulder UK? Boulder…

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Awesome 24

12th June 2024

Lucie Firth loves to climb. She's been a regular at Awesome Walls Stockport from the age of 5 and loves a challenge. Her and her father Adam put their heads together and a plan emerged for a 24-hour adventure to climb at all 6 Awesome Walls venues in just 24 hours. At 5pm on 7th…

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Climb 8,848m for Everest Climbers Against Cancer

17th May 2024

If you think about Everest you think about CLIMBING! and of course one way to undertake the 8,848m Everest Climbers Against Cancer Challenge is to head out to Nepal and bag the real thing - here's a photo of CAC Athlete Ambassador Kenton Cool doing just that - registering his incredible EIGHTEENTH ASCENT OF EVEREST! and…

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Dirtbags and Gekco offer

14th May 2024

Who doesn't love a good chalk bag , created using upcycled fabric and in great colours too? Add to that some of the best and most eco friendly chalk and you are on to a real winner! One Dirtbags chalk bag and one bag of Gekco chalk together for the great price of £30.00 Head…

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More CAC news – newsletter 2

12th May 2024

Thank you for your feedback on our first newsletter, which encouraged us to go for a second issue! You can read all about what we've been up to during the first quarter of this year, with new grants being presented, exciting collaborations starting up, and a new fundraising challenge you can join in on, this…

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Bike 8,848m for Everest Climbers Against Cancer

30th April 2024

The concept of Everesting originated with cycling, with successful attempts rewarded with a place in the coveted everesting.cc hall of fame! To record a cycling Everest, you need to pick a hill that has a Strava segment, ride up and down it until you reach the height of Everest, without any sleep. But, you can…

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CAC Supporting Melanoma UK for May Skin Cancer Awareness Month

29th April 2024

May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and Climbers Against Cancer are collaborating with Melanoma UK  to to support their mission to increase the UK's awareness of melanoma, and its prevention through education and awareness. Early diagnosis of skin cancer - it’s estimated that up to a massive 90% of cases could be cured…

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Everest Climbers Against Cancer

13th April 2024

This June, "climbers" of all persuasions are invited to take on the ultimate challenge to become Everest Climbers Against Cancer, raising funds for CAC to donate to cancer-related projects. John Ellison, CAC Founder, had a vision: "In Life, we are ALL climbers" and we're reaching out to everyone in the outdoor and climbing communities to…

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12th April 2024

(version française suit) 10 years ago, our founder John Ellison felt confident that the climbing community would rally to support his desire to raise funds to combat cancer.   Last weekend, 6 April, our French CAC ambassadors Sheila and Sophie McCarron (picture right) experienced that sense of community in spades at the Centre-Val de Loire…

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3rd April 2024

For the October Global Awareness Month for Breast Cancer, CAC have collaborated with Breast Cancer UK to support their mission: to prevent breast cancer through education, scientific research, collaboration, and policy change. All profits from every pink (the BC awareness colour) item of CAC gear have been added to £5,000 from CAC's charity funds and…

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1st April 2024

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, and Climbers Against Cancer are supporting Bowel Cancer UK  to support their mission: Beating bowel cancer together. The awareness colour for Bowel Cancer is Blue, so from April right through until the end of June, all the profits (that’s typically around 40%) from the sale of every blue item of…

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