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Mountain March Weekend success

26th April 2019

The figures are in..... Over the course of the Mountain March weekend , all you wonderful climbers, walkers, cake bakers and mountain scalers raised over  £16,800.00.... That is a fantastic figure and it is still going up as the last few donations come in. This just confirms what we knew already... You are an amazing…

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Mountain March weekend

2nd April 2019

Well it happened ! And what an amazing weekend it was. We had people climbing up Everest, the Eiger, K2 and more all at indoor walls, we had people walking the 3 Yorkshire peaks, Snowden and Coniston Old Man..and thats just for starters ! So many people that you would need an hour to read…

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A thank you

16th January 2019

As I feel sure you already know if you are reading this .. We donate the money that is raised , be it from selling our lovely colourful CAC tees and the other goodies or from your amazing and intrepid exploits and fundraising. This money is donated to cancer research centres all around the world.…

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Edward wins a Pride of Britain award

31st October 2018

What an achievement ! Our favourite young fundraiser, Edward Mills' latest achievement is the Pride of Britain young fundraiser of the year award. Edward successfully scaled the Old Man of Hoy earlier this year and raised over £35,000 for CAC in the process. This is the latest in the line of his achievements, hopefully there…

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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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£393

raised

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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£1400

raised

Wiltonfest 2017

4th October 2017

WiltonFest this year was another massive success with over 400 climbers getting stuck into Lancashire’s premier crags. It’s hard to go wrong though in an area so overflowing with psyched climbers who will come out smiling rain or shine, as demonstrated at last year’s event when despite monsoon style weather several hundred still turned out…

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£5000

raised

Climbers pitch in to beat cancer

7th April 2016

For some the cancer journey can be lonely. But for Cait Horan being diagnosed with leukaemia in early 2012 was the catalyst to seek out like minds on the other side of the world and activate a fundraising force within Canberra’s indoor rock climbing community. The Campbell High School teacher said at the peak of…

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IFSC Names Climbers Against Cancer as its Official Charity

2nd April 2014

April 2, 2014 Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) is pleased to announce that the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has named CAC as its Official Charity. The move was announced March 27, 2014 by the IFSC Executive Board and IFSC Secretary General Debbie Gawrych, who in an official letter to CAC Founder John Ellison noted…

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Pin-ups Against Cancer

14th November 2013

INTERNATIONAL FEMALE CLIMBERS MODEL FOR CHARITY CALENDAR TODAY (Thursday 14th November, 2013) sees the launch of the new, and first ever, Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) 2014 calendar featuring female athletes from the UK, USA, Germany, France, Austria and Japan. The calendar, which features a number of the best climbers from six countries and three continents…

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