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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

May's National Skin Cancer Awareness Month

This May we are stepping up and stepping out for skin cancer awareness. Join hikers across the country as we raise important resources for AAD’s skin cancer prevention and detection programs. You set the time, place, and distance – whether you are walking on your own or gathering a group together for an event – every step counts. Join the movement today!

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Canadian Rockies - Banff National Park

Embark on an adventure to uncover the breathtaking wonders of the Canadian Rockies. Join us this Summer 2024 as we hike to glacier lakes, cascading waterfalls, and snow-capped mountains for skin cancer awareness. Sign-up today to hold your spot!

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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

San Diego, California: March 9, 2024

Over 270 people joined us during AAD’s Annual Meeting in San Diego to raise awareness and support for skin cancer programs.

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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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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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