NEWS 5th Jan 2015

Ski Everest World Record 2016

Ski 4 Cancer - About Us

Set up by a group of skiing and boarding enthusiasts, all of whom have lost a family member to cancer, Ski 4 Cancer is primarily a provider of alpine respite breaks for families affected by cancer.

We also make grants to UK based care institutions and support research into the positive effects of exercise and how it can help with cancer prevention and recovery.

Everest World Record 2016

Become a World Record holder by taking part in our Ski Everest World Record Attempt! The Challenge will take place on the slopes of Austria's largest ski area (

The Challenge

The challenge will be to descend the height of Mount Everest (29,029ft) as one large group and raise funds for Ski 4 Cancer at the same time. One thousand skiers are expected to take part.


  • Friday 11 March 2016


Who can take part?

Any competent skier can join in! Most intermediate skiers should be able to complete the Everest Challenge in about 5 hours. Advanced skiers will need less time. Under 18s will need permission from a parent or guardian or should be accompanied.

Meet our Patrons!

Ski the height of Everest with Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards and meet Rhys Jones, the man who has stood on the summit! Rhys will be giving a presentation about Everest the night before the challenge.

How do I register?

Please register via the form below as early as possible so we can plan ahead in terms of numbers.

Please also create an account on Skiline.

You will also need to sign a form in resort, either the day before the challenge (10 March) at the Saalbach Tourist Office (10am to 5pm) or on the morning of the challenge (11 March) at the Zwolferkogel base station from 8am.

All participants will be expected to make a minimum donation of 15 Euros to take part.


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