CarrentalsUK Supports Ski 4 Cancer Charity
LONDON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
Leading car hire comparator Carrentals.co.uk has announced it will be supporting the
Ski 4 Cancer charity on its latest fundraising scheme in France. Ski 4 Cancer will be
staging a charity challenge in La Tania on the 20th and 21st of March, in which entrants
attempt to ski either the vertical height of Mont Blanc (4807 metres) or Everest (8848
metres) in just one day.
The challenge will focus on the green, blue or red pistes, which run adjacent to La
Tania’s main gondola, dropping from a height of 1900 metres to 1368 metres. With a
vertical drop of 532 metres, skiers will need to complete 9 runs to ski the height of Mont
Blanc and 17 runs to descend the equivalent height of Everest, dependent on their ski
experience and ability.
Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of Carrentals.co.uk [http://www.carrentals.co.uk ],
said: “We are delighted to be supporting Ski 4 Cancer and their Mont Blanc & Everest Ski
Challenge. This type of challenge highlights how innovative fundraising efforts can be and
allow those taking part to have fun whilst raising vital funds for such a worthwhile
Ski 4 Cancer provides alpine based respite days and short-breaks for British families
affected by cancer. They also make grants to UK based care institutions and fund research
into the positive effects of sport and how it can help both prevent cancer and assist in
recovery post diagnosis. Ski 4 Cancer is part of the 4 Cancer Group which includes sister
charities Run 4 Cancer [http://www.run4cancer.org ], Sail 4 Cancer and Bike 4 Cancer.
To make a donation to Ski 4 Cancer or to find out more about its current and upcoming
fundraising events please visit: http://www.ski4cancer.org
For more information or to book car hire visit Carrentals.co.uk
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