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Visit to Weston Park

6th September 2018

In March 2017 Climbers Against Cancer made a donation of £25,000.00 to Weston Park cancer research centre based in Sheffield UK.   This week myself and CAC trustee Susan Grimshaw had the good fortune to be invited to have a look around the hospital and to see the difference that the donation had made. We…

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Edward vs The Old Man of Hoy

12th June 2018

Inspirational Edward, aged 8, breaks records in aid of Climbers Against Cancer   We’re no strangers to magnificent shows of bravery and selflessness in the pursuit of fundraising, but the story of Edward Mills, aged just 8 years old has really blown us away.   On Friday, Edward embarked on a challenge that saw him…

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A huge thank you to all our amazing fundraisers

4th May 2018

Over the last two days we have received four separate large donations. The total amount of these is £2492.50. We have the guys at the Leeds wall who asked all their visitors to bring in unwanted equipment for them to sell on behalf of CAC. So far the shop has raised £823.00 Thank you to…

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Donation made in Switzerland

24th January 2018

The first donation of 2018 was made last weekend during the UIAA Ice climbing World cup event at Saas Fee in Switzerland. The donation of £25,000.00 went to the Swiss Cancer research foundation.  Santino Monteleone, representative for the foundation, received the cheque from UIAA president Frits Vrijlandt, and UIAA Sports Event Coordinator Rob Adie, while long time…

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First donation of 2018

17th January 2018

I am pleased to announce that CAC will be making a donation this weekend. It will take place at the UIAA Ice climbing event at Saas Fee in Switzerland. We will be donating £25,000.00 to the Swiss cancer research foundation. The presentation will be made by Mr Rob Adie from the UIAA and Liam Lonsdale…

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Climb Magazine

1st November 2017

We are sorry to hear about the closure of Climb magazine. It was a great publication full of great articles and informative pieces with a large following. It will leave a hole on many shelves. Climbers Against Cancer would like to say thank you to all the regular subscribers who chose to donate the remaining…

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12 year old completes triple sea stack climb

18th October 2017

"My brother Greg died of NUT midline Carcinoma in July 2014 and I wanted to do something to mark his death. In November 2016 my son Tomas and I came up with idea of a charity climb and chose the iconic Old Man of Hoy in Orkney Islands. Sadly in December 2016 my mother was…

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IFSC world cup at Ratho and a CAC donation

4th October 2017

Thank you to everyone who made the weekend at EICA Ratho such a great one. We sold a fantastic amount of our lovely merchandise and gave away a large amount of money, what better way to spend a weekend?! The lovely girls from ' Money for old rope' sold their rope products and some delicious home…

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Upcoming Donation at Ratho

20th September 2017

Climbers Against Cancer will be at the IFSC world cup event at Ratho in Scotland this weekend. During the event we will be making a £25,000.00 donation to the BC Cancer Foundation. The presentation will be made by a CAC trustee and the cheque will be accepted by Kimanda Jarzebiak who is the Canadian team official…

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Arco Rock Legends 2015

14th September 2015

Arco Rock Legends 2015 won by Alexander Megos, Adam Ondra and John Ellison 05.09.2015 by Vinicio Stefanello On Friday 04/09/2015 during the 10th Arco Rock Legends celebration in Arco, Italy, Alexander Megos received the Salewa Rock Award while Adam Ondra won the La Sportiva Competition Award. The prestigious Dryarn Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil prize was…

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Emotional CAC Donation at The 2015 WYCH – Arco, Italy

14th September 2015

The beautiful weather of the previous days may have left and the rain poured but nothing could take away the warm feeling as Climbers Against Cancer made it’s 9th donation to cancer research on the finals day of the World Youth Championships in Arco, Italy. Youngsters from all competing countries wore their CAC t-shirts and…

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CAC Donation at IFSC European Boulder Championship – Innsbruck, Austria

21st May 2015

Climbers Against Cancer the International Federation of Sport Climbing Official Charity made the it’s 8th donation to cancer research since it was launched in January 2013 and the 1st donation of 2015 at last weekends fantastic European Boulder Championship in Innsbruck. The event which stands out for it’s organisation, coverage and quality of climbing was…

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