When: July 21-27, 2019 

Where: Laugavegur Trek, Iceland

Contact: Crystal Hernandez

Email: chernandez@aad.org

Phone: (847) 240-1748

Sponsorship opportunities are available; contact us for more information.

Register today for Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!™ in Iceland 2019 and help the American Academy of Dermatology create a world without skin cancer. During this 7-day adventure on the Laugavegur trail, experience its geographic features known for being ‘unearthly’ and solely unique to the “Land of Fire and Ice”, Iceland!  

All hikers must raise and/or donate a minimum of $10,000 to participate. The funds you raise will help AAD reduce skin cancer rates by providing access to free skin cancer screenings, permanent shade structures to protect children, sunscreen dispensers at large outdoor areas, and public education on the importance of skin cancer detection and prevention.

Let’s create a world without skin cancer.



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Join this epic adventure today and help us tell Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!


Contact hike@aad.org or call Crystal Hernandez at 847.240.1748



In 2014, Dr. Ellen Marmur and her team climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro for the first Skin Cancer, Take a Hike! event

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The journey continued in 2017 with a trek to the end of the world in Patagonia, Chile


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Katie Couric joins Dr. Marmur in telling Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!

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The Dr. Oz Show tells Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!