Ski4Cancer

Welcome

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

19
Years Operating
6,045
People Helped
27,110
Respite Days

Upcoming Events

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Santa Run London 2020

Santa Run 2020 (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 Santa Run London 2020

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World Snow Day 2021

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 World Snow Day 2021

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Patrouille des Glaciers 2022

Patrouille des Glaciers (PDG) The Patrouille des Glaciers (PDG) is an international ski mountaineering race organised by the Swiss Army. The PDG is widely regarded as the hardest mountain endurance race in the World.  The race routes lead from Zermatt … Read more Patrouille des Glaciers 2022

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Our Background

Our background and focus areas...

What We Do

From days out to holidays and research...

Our Objectives

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