Climbing Out

Fundraising Hike in Snowdon
23 Jul 2021
Shropshire based charity, Climbing Out, are calling for people to take part in their annual fundraising hike. The event is their biggest fundraiser of the year and this year’s hike has been dubbed the Climbing Out Snowdonia Challenge. The hike is taking place on October 9 in North Wales. Participants can choose to climb between 1 and 4 of Snowdonia's iconic mountains on the day. Every walker will...
Climbing on an outdoor programme
17 Jun 2021
Climbing Out has been awarded two grants by The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust to help the charity support members of the armed forces, veterans and their family members. Climbing Out, which operates out of Shropshire, helps people across the UK. The charity works with people aged 18 years and over who have been through a life-changing injury, illness, or trauma to rebuild their confidence,...
Kelda Wood ready for her triathlon challenge
03 Jun 2021
Since sustaining an irreparable leg injury in 2002, Kelda Wood MBE has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, become the first adaptive female to row solo across the Atlantic to raise awareness for her charity Climbing Out and she was the first adaptive woman to reach the summit of Mount Aconcagua - the highest mountain in South America. Her next challenge is to complete a series of triathlons this year,...
Kelda Wood
31 Dec 2020
Kelda Wood has been recommended to Her Majesty the Queen for the honour of an MBE in the New Years Honour List 2021, published on December 31, 2020. An accident in 2002 left Kelda with a leg injury that ended her dreams of becoming an Olympic horse rider. After rebuilding her confidence, Kelda changed her focus and eventually retrained as an outdoor instructor. In 2010 she launched the charity...
 Richard and Craig Hughes, of Chrisbeon.
29 May 2019
Hundreds of spectators at next week’s Wacky Races in Shrewsbury will be able to support a charity that offers a lifeline to young people who have been affected by physical or mental trauma. Climbing Out was founded by Kelda Wood, who hit the headlines this year after becoming the first adaptive person to row the Atlantic solo. Her challenge, which saw her row at sea for 76 days, 15 hours and 37...
12 Jun 2017
People still have time to get their tickets for a charity ball and awards ceremony in Shrewsbury - but they will have to be quick. The Climbing Out Charity Ball and Awards is being held at Shrewsbury Town Football Club on June 24, with all proceeds helping the charity to continue its work to change the lives of young people. The event will be an emotional and inspiring evening, with youngsters...
18 May 2017
People are being urged to help raise money for charity by getting their tickets for a glittering ball being held in Shropshire. All proceeds from the ball and awards night at Shrewsbury Town’s Greenhous Meadow on June 24 will go to Climbing Out - a charity aimed at changing the lives of young people. Climbing Out organises outward bound schemes for youngsters dealing with life-changing illness or...
16 Apr 2017
Tickets have gone on sale for a glittering ball in Shropshire which will raise money for a charity which changes young people’s lives. The Climbing Out Charity Ball and Awards will take place at Shrewsbury Town Football Club on June 24, and organisers say it will be a night to remember. All proceeds from the event will go to the Climbing Out charity, which organises outward bound programmes for...
14 Dec 2015
A Shropshire woman hoping to represent Team GB at next year’s Paralympics has been given a funding boost by UK Sport. Kelda Wood, who lives near Shrewsbury, is bidding to be part of the canoeing team at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio and is appealing for sponsorship to help her pursue her dream. She needs to raise £20,000 to be able to continue to train full-time, and is now only £9,000 off her...
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