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jonnepal-5Challenge Cancer Through Adventure is a Peak District based charity run entirely by volunteers. We help people who are based in our region who are living with cancer or a life threatening illness to change their outlook, rebuild convidence and regain control of their lives by undertaking an outdoor adventure challenge.

Challenge Cancer Through Adventure provides support, encouragement, advice and funding to help imagine, plan, prepare for, get fit for, and undertake an outdoor adventure challenge.

Challenges range from local adventures around the Peak District (including rock climbing, abseiling, hang gliding, paragliding and balloon flights) to great adventures all around the world (including mountaineering and trekking in the Himalayas and the Andes, sailing in Scandinavia, sea kayaking in the Mediterranean, and cycle touring in Europe).

Please help us to help more people.

If you or someone you know, who is based in the Peak District or the surrounding towns and cities, is living with cancer or a life threatening illness, we can help fulfil that next (or first!) great adventure challenge. Tell us what you want to do that will challenge and inspire you; we will help you make it happen.

Use our contact form to start a conversation with us about applying for support to undertake an adventure challenge, fundraising, volunteering or helping out with the Derwent Dambuster event.

Recent Challenges

Claire’s Loire Valley Cycle Challenge

July 16th-25th 2017 I had only recently started a job for Derbyshire County Council when I was diagnosed with Secondary ...
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Jaqui goes Paddle Boarding in the Azores

I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in July 2014. MM is cancer of the plasma cells in the bone marrow ...
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Julia’s Tall Ships Challenge

We're saying Bon Voyage to our intrepid challenger Julia, who sailed off on her tall ships challenge on the high ...
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Claire’s Haute Glacier Trek

During 2014 and 2015 Claire received treatment for Breast Cancer, including two surgeries, six months of chemotherapy and twenty five ...
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John O’Groats to Land’s Ends – Completed

Well done to Jonathan Booth on completing his fourteen day cycle ride from John O'Groats to Land's End. Jon completed ...
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Eva’s Walk to Land’s End and Beyond

I was 39 when I was diagnosed with lymphoma, both the aggressive one and also low grade lymphoma. I had ...
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Morag’s West Highland Way Challenge

"I just wanted to say what an amazing time I had on my west highland way walk. Yes it was ...
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Graham’s Spiritual Journey through Greece

Following major surgery in September 2012 for Mesothelioma (Cancer of the Lining of the Lung) and two courses of chemotherapy, ...
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Alison walks Hadrian’s Wall

I have always loved walking but since my breast cancer has spread to my bones I have felt reluctant to ...
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