About Us

Welcome to the Ski 4 Cancer website. Ski 4 Cancer 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

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Respite Days

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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 2020

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 to Verbier (Course Z) … Read more Patrouille des Glaciers 2020

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Arctic Circle Race 2020

Arctic Circle Race 2020 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 Arctic Circle Race 2020

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What We Do

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