Team Social Hiking 2015

On 27th June a team of 18 social hikers took part in the 10 in 10 (and 5 in 5) challenge – a challenge to hike 10 peaks in 10 hours in the Lake District, raising an estimated £2500 for MS Society

The Course

For more information on the event, please visit 10in10.org.uk

Donate

It is not too late to donate to the team - you can donate using Paypal or a credit card via the team JustGiving page:

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Why Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple Sclerosis is an important cause for Social Hiking. The concept and first version of Social Hiking was created to share a hike of Offa’s Dyke to raise money for MS Society after a close family member of the creator Phil (@DaylightGambler) was diagnosed with MS. Subsequently, after symptoms started immediately after the walk, he was diagnosed with the condition.

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

MS is an autoimmune disorder which affects the central nervous system, caused by the immune system attacking the protective sheath surrounding nerve fibres. MS is unpredictable, and symptoms vary from person to person, but can include problems with balance, fatigue, numbness, visual problems and muscle stiffness or spasms, and in some cases can lead to severe and permanent disability. MS can be a difficult lengthy process to diagnose, but it is the most common disabling neurological condition affecting young adults – around 100,000 people in the UK have the condition. It is complex and unpredictable – there is no cure, and treatments that are available are effective in only certain cases for some of the time.

About the MS Society

MS Society

The MS Society is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to beating multiple sclerosis; investing in world class MS research to find the cause and cure for this devastating neurological condition and providing vital support, information and services to those affected. With your help we can beat MS.

The Team

Team Social Hiking 2015

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turbostreamturbostream supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @turbostream | Location: Europe/London

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wellycathwellycath supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @wellycath | Location: Europe/London

Geezerbird! Lover of all things spicy, ale, sea, hills, and socialising. Attempts to photograph & blog the above activities. Trainee wild camper & Social Hiker. https://wellycath.wordpress.com/

https://wellycath.wordpress.com/

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ColCol supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @colinastbury | Location: Europe/London

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dribeladdribelad supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @dribelad | Location: Europe/London

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Mr_Tarman

Twitter: @Mr_Tarman | Location: Europe/London

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jimwonderjimwonder supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @jimwonder | Location: Europe/London

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thejester1970thejester1970 supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @thejester1970 | Location: Europe/London

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Twitter: @pettit_jayne | Location: Europe/London

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hendry670hendry670 supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @hendry670 | Location: Europe/London

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mikrobinsonmikrobinson supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @mikrobinson | Location: Europe/London

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daylightgamblerdaylightgambler supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @DaylightGambler | Location: Europe/London

Freelance web developer. Also into hiking / walking / camping with my dog (see my blog mycountryside.org.uk) and F1. Creator of Social Hiking

http://philsorrell.com

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FlintyRichFlintyRich supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @FlintyRich | Location: Europe/London

Outdoor enthusiast, walker, backpacker, scrambler, peak bagger, TGO Challenger. Yorkshireman, exiled in the south, who escapes to the mountains very frequently. I'm not mad, I'm ambitious.

http://www.mountainmusings.co.uk/

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richardhubbuckrichardhubbuck supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @richardhubbuck | Location: Europe/London

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Twitter: @SarahJHubbuck | Location: Europe/London

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shaunbades

Twitter: @shaunbades | Location: Europe/London

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UKJeeperUKJeeper supports Social Hiking!

Twitter: @ukjeeper | Location: Europe/London

Active walker and occasional off-roader.

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