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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

Brazil’s Canyon Hikes – Porto Alegre

Are you looking for a little adventure while supporting a worthwhile cause? Join a select group of adventurous hikers from September 2-6, 2023, for a multi-day hiking and wine tour in Brazil’s Serra Geral and Aparadas da Serra National Parks for skin cancer awareness.

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Get involved

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.

Past hikes

Kumano Kodo, Japan: May 24-31, 2023

This past May, 16 hikers traveled to Osaka, Japan to begin their Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!™ journey through Japan's cultural and spiritual landscapes, hiking along the Kumano Kodo, an age-old web of pilgrimage routes. Together, they raised nearly $300,000 in support of AAD’s SPOT Skin Cancer™ initiatives.

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Dolomites, Italy: July 17–24, 2022

In July 2022, 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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Impact stories

Your support of Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!™ makes an impact on the lives of those served through skin cancer prevention and detection programs. Learn more about the impact you can have in your community by reading these stories.

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