EVENT 21st Sep 2018

Kilimanjaro Trek: 21-30 September 2018

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.

Mount Kilimanjaro Trek 2018.

Experience the trip of a lifetime with this amazing trek up Kilimanjaro and through some of the world's most diverse landscape.

Trek through dense forest over rocky terrain and up to ice glaciers as you discover the three volcanic centres of Kilimanjaro and the African culture surrounding them.

This high altitude challenge offers you the chance to see some amazing views as you trek towards the snowy peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro.



  • 21 to 30 September 2018




The itinerary below gives you a feel for what you'll experience on this incredible adventure! Truly a trip of a lifetime.

Day 1: Fly to Kilimanjaro airport
Day 2: Transfer to Arusha
Day 3: Trek the Machame route to 3100m
Day 4: Ascend the Shira Plateau to 3840m
Day 5: Pass underneath the Lava Tower
Day 6: Trek the Great Barranco ravine
Day 7: Steep ascent to Barafu at 4600m
Day 8: Ascend towards Uhuru at 5895m!
Day 9: Trek back down to Mweka
Day 10: Time to explore
Day 11: Flight back to London


Every participant will be required to pay a depost of £499. A balance of £1,975 will also be payable before the departure date.

The £1,975 can either be self funded or you can collect sponsorship to cover all or part of these costs. If you opt for the sponorship route, the minimum sponsorship will vary depending on how much you think you can raise (before Gift Aid is added).

Get in touch!

If you'd like to climb Africa's highest mountain to raise funds for cancer related causes, please get in touch using the form below. Thank you for your support!


Mount Kilimanjaro Trek September 2018

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