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Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!™ – Hike Happenings

Are you ready to step up and step out for skin cancer? Sign-up to participate in one of our next events and start making a difference today!

Upcoming hikes

Skin Cancer Take a Hike upcoming hike photo for Mt. Fuji, Japan hike
Kumano Kodo Walking Tour – Osaka, Japan

Are you looking for a little adventure while supporting a worthwhile cause? Join a select group of adventurous hikers on May 24-31, 2023 for a multi-day walking tour along the Kumono Kodo Trail in Japan for skin cancer awareness.

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Are you interested in joining the next adventure hike or spearheading a local event in your community? Email us at hike@aad.org to learn more.

2022 Hikes

Dolomites, Italy: July 17–24, 2022

Towards the end of July, 15 hikers took on the challenging Dolomites trek for Skin Cancer, Take a Hike! and helped raise over $205,000 for skin cancer prevention and early detection programs and services.

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New Orleans, LA (NOLA): August 6, 2022

On August 6th, a group of dedicated high schoolers and their families gathered together for the first ever Skin Cancer, Take a Hike! in New Orleans, LA. Spearheaded by local student Adelaide Jackson and with the help of her dermatologist mom, Dr. Sarah Jackson, the group raised over $18,000, as well as spread the message of skin cancer prevention and detection throughout their community.

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