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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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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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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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Wow! You fundraised and donated £46,000 in 2023 – Thank you so much!

4th February 2024

Your CAC Trustees have been looking back on 2023, and WHAT A YEAR! Like any organisation (even a tiny one like Climbers Against Cancer) it takes a while to pull together the official charity accounts, but a first look at the numbers from last year are AMAZING! Thanks to the generosity and commitment of our…

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Upcycling and tomatoes against cancer

21st January 2024

We spoke recently to Avril Gall, a long-time CAC supporter who has a very unusual way of raising funds for her favourite charity.  CAC: Avril, could you tell us how you got involved in CAC and how long ago? Avril: John (Ellison, our founder – Ed.) was assistant manager when my daughter was in the…

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Calling all volunteers

19th December 2023

Got more CAC T-shirts than there are days in the week? A bit strapped for donation cash? We get it! So perhaps you're wondering how you can help your favourite cancer charity other than financially? Good news! You can become a CAC volunteer! We are often approached by clubs and halls who are organising an…

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The Rucksack Club supporting CAC – How could your Club get involved?

30th August 2023

We're featuring a huge CAC THANK YOU! to The Rucksack Club who have raised over £10,000 for Climbers Against Cancer over the last couple of years. Here's a few of the fundraising ideas they've come up with: We've worked together to combine the well known CAC logo of Climbers Against Cancer with The Rucksack Club's 'Get…

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The Joss Naylor challenge

1st August 2022

Bill Deakin is undertaking the Joss Naylor Challenge on Saturday 20th August. This involves crossing 30 summits in the Lake District, covering 48 miles (77km) and 17000 feet (4877m) of climbing. Put another way, its nearly 2 marathons long and it goes up (and down) almost 2000 flights of stairs! It's a bit like climbing Mont Blanc from sea…

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Join this online yoga class and support CAC

25th January 2021

World Cancer day Thursday 4th Feb   CAC supporter Vicky Jennings  will be offering her online Yoga for Climbers class on World cancer day to support CAC.   To take part book through Vicky's website at... https://www.vickyjenningsyoga.com/book-online   All proceeds will come to Climbers against Cancer.  

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Active isolation challenge

30th March 2020

Calling All Climbers! Last weekend would have been our 2nd 'Mountain March Challenge' - a weekend of climbing vertical meters to raise money for the research into Cancer.  Last year, hundreds of you all around the globe, took part and made it a great, fun weekend. Unfortunately, due to the current situation we couldn't run…

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Mountain March time again

3rd March 2020

Although we have left it a little late this year, it is time for Mountain March again! This years event will be held on  Saturday 28th and Sunday the 29th of March. We would like to see many people , be it individuals or groups joining in the fun and raising funds all of which…

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