Challenge 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.
Well done to Jonathan Booth on completing his fourteen day cycle ride from John O'Groats to Land's End. Jon completed ...Read More
I was 39 when I was diagnosed with lymphoma, both the aggressive one and also low grade lymphoma. I had ...Read More
Our latest challenger, Jonathan Booth, will be setting off this week to cycle from John O'Groats to Land's End. Jon ...Read More
"I just wanted to say what an amazing time I had on my west highland way walk. Yes it was ...Read More
Following major surgery in September 2012 for Mesothelioma (Cancer of the Lining of the Lung) and two courses of chemotherapy, ...Read More
I have always loved walking but since my breast cancer has spread to my bones I have felt reluctant to ...Read More
Sharon was over two years into her recovery from cancer. With the help of Challenge Cancer Through Adventure, she spent ...Read More
We’re back home and all in one piece! It’s been an amazing trip, really well organised thanks to our excellent ...Read More
The benefit of CCTA’s decision to support my challenge started as soon as we were given the go ahead – ...Read More
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