High Hopes Hike
(£150.00 minimum sponsorship)
Take part in the High Hopes Hike and help beat blood cancer
The High Hopes Hike is a 10-mile trek up Devil’s Staircase, an off-road route which runs through Scotland’s Glencoe mountains. This medium-difficulty hike offers views of the most dramatic section of the West Highland Way, and, at the highest point, hikers can enjoy a breathtaking mountain panorama.
- Distance: 10 miles
- Ascent: 430 metres
- Difficulty: medium
- All walkers need to be fit and healthy and will need to train
- Participants need to wear appropriate walking clothes and hiking boots
- There’s a time limit on the event for health and safety reasons
- All walkers need to have a fully charged UK mobile phone on them during the hike
- All participants receive a medal on completion
Fancy dress theme
Each year the team take on the hike in fancy dress. The theme for this year's hike is Ghostbusters. Dressing-up is optional but encouraged. All walkers also receive a Bloodwise T-shirt.
Transport and lunch
There will be buses leaving and returning to Glasgow Central Station on the day of the hike.
The cost of the bus will be approximately £10-20 (we will confirm soon).
Once you’ve registered, we’ll send you the information for bus bookings. If you’re not travelling with us by bus, you’ll be responsible for your own transport to and from Glencoe.
There will be an option to have lunch after the hike at the Ice Factor. We’ll confirm the details soon.
Minimum fundraising target
This is a free event. However, we ask that everyone taking part sets up a JustGiving page and raises a minimum of £150 for Bloodwise Scotland.
All participants receive a Bloodwise T-shirt, wristband and fundraising pack on registration, as well as ongoing support in the lead up to the challenge.