JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charityClimb 1 for Type 1

Climb 1 for Type 1

Climb 1 for Type 1 on 13 June 2020 and join one of three intrepid JDRF teams of hikers to climb the highest points in England, Scotland and Wales

The three mountain climbs will run simultaneously across the three countries. Enjoy a daytime hike where you will be able to enjoy spectacular views and scenery – why not bring a picnic to enjoy at the summit!

Climb 1 for Type 1 is the ultimate climbers bucket list challenge, taking you to one of the spectacular summits of three of the UK’s tallest mountains under the careful supervision of fully-qualified mountain leaders. How about setting yourself the challenge to complete all three summits over three years?

Climb 1 for Type 1 in 2020 and help create a world without type 1 diabetes.

The entry fee includes:

  • Fully guided walk with professional guides provided by Large Outdoors
  • First aid cover
  • Advice on preparation from Large Outdoors
  • Fundraising support
  • Free JDRF T-shirt
  • Unique JDRF Climb 1 for Type 1 medal
  • The opportunity to climb the highest mountain in the British Isles (1,345m)

The entry fee does not include:

  • Accommodation or travel to the start point
  • Main meals


Minimum age: 12 years old (Ben Nevis) and 8 years old (Scafell Pike and Snowdon). All under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. At least one adult per three children please.

Participants must be fit and able to complete the walk. If you have any concerns about medical conditions or fitness levels please contact JDRF, who will put you in touch with the guides for the day to talk through any concerns. Hypo treatment will be carried on the walk and all guides have mountain first aid training.

The cost

  • Registration: £20 per adult, £10 per child or £55 for family (max. 4 people)
  • Minimum sponsorship target: £150 per family or individual

Get in touch

For more information, email climb1@jdrf.org.uk  or call the office on 020 7713 2030.

Choose your adventure

Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis charity mountain climb for JDRF

Date: 13 June 2020
Location: Ben Nevis, Fort William, Scotland PH33 6SY
Time: 7.30am to 5.30pm
Distance: 11 miles



Scafell Pike

Scafell Pike charity mountain climb for JDRF
Date: 13 June 2020
Location: Scafell Pike, Wasdale, Cumbria CA20 1EX
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Distance: 6 miles




Snowdon charity mountain climb for JDRF
Date: 13 June 2020
Location: Snowdon, Llanberis, Wales LL55 4NY
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Distance: 11 miles