About Us

Welcome to the Ski 4 Cancer website. Ski 4 Cancer is a UK charity that raises funds to provide days out and short breaks for families affected by cancer. This is what we call "respite".

Many of our respite trips and short breaks have an alpine focus. From family days out at UK snow domes to longer holidays in the mountains (summer and winter), we give families something to look forward to during the most difficult of times.

Spending time at altitude has many health benefits and is proven to lower the incidence of certain forms of cancer. We passionately believe in the therapeutic powers of the alpine environment.

Creating memories for families living with cancer since 2001

Years Operating
People Helped
Respite Days

Upcoming Events

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Santa Run London 2021

Santa Run 2021 (London) Get ready for the slopes with a run around London dressed up as Santa!  The Santa run is a hilarious event that takes place in early December every year.  There are two courses available (5Km and … Read more

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World Snow Day 2022

World Snow Day is a world-wide annual snow festival for children and their families. Introduced in 2007, World Snow Day is part of the international FIS campaign ‘Bring Children to the Snow’. With over 35 countries taking part, World Snow … Read more

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Arctic Circle Race 2022

Arctic Circle Race 2022 Dubbed the World’s toughest nordic ski race, the Arctic Circle Race travels through the magnificent countryside around Sisimiut on Greenland’s west coast, roughly 65 km North of the Arctic Circle. The total race distance is 160 … Read more

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Our Background

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What We Do

From days out to holidays and research...

Our Objectives

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