Peak District Abseil
Saturday 8 September 2018
Have you got a head for heights? Get your Derbyshire adrenaline rush and take on the 80 foot Peak District Abseil.
The Best Peak District Abseil For Ages returns for a second year to challenge you to an 80 foot free-fall abseil off Millers Dale Bridge, a spectacular and well known abseil location in the heart of the Peak District National Park.
One of our brave participants who took part in the Peak District Abseil 2017 had this to say after completing their challenge: “That was amazing! At first I was really scared but when I got the hang of it I wasn’t scared anymore. It was really cool!”
With places limited, this is a fantastic opportunity to challenge yourself, have a fun day out and make a positive difference to the lives of older people facing loneliness and isolation.
• 80 foot free-fall style abseil
• Perfect for individuals, teams, couples, families, friends and colleagues
• A challenge for both beginners and experienced abseilers
• Friends and family welcome to join in and cheer you on!
• Professionally organised abseil, safety briefing, guidance and equipment
• Fundraising pack, sponsorship form and fundraising support
• Best For Ages t-shirt
• Event day support and plenty of cheering!
Millers Dale Bridge
Event registration fee: £15
Minimum sponsorship: we ask that you pledge to raise £50 to help us support even more older people
Time slots are available on the hour from 10am - 2pm. Please indicate your preferred time slot on the registration form.
Before registering for this event please ensure you have read the terms and conditions.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your allocated time slot.
Frequently asked questions (FAQ's)
No experience required
The minimum age to take part in this event is 10 years-of-age
All under 18's must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
Participants must weigh 115kg/18st 11lb or less
For more information about car parking and how to get to Millers Dale, please click here
There is a half mile walk to the abseil point from the car park; this is a flat walk along a trail
With your support we can help even more older people through our community based Live at Home schemes, chaplaincy services and ground-breaking music therapy for those living with dementia.
Learn more about how your vital fundraising will benefit older people and truly help to change lives on our Your Impact page >>
By fundraising for Best For Ages, you are helping to connect older people in communities that care. Every penny of your donation will go further to reduce loneliness and isolation across the UK as well as funding award-winning music therapy in our dementia care homes. To learn more about our life-enhancing work, please visit the Your Impact page.
£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.
£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person, helping to reduce loneliness and isolation in their own home.
£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.
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