Santa Abseil for PIPS Hope & Support


 Saturday the 12th December 2020

Join us on Saturday the 12th of December at Altnadue Quarry, Castlewellan for our annual Santa Abseil event! Dressed up in Santa Suits provided by us, you will abseil 100 foot to ground while taking in the stunning views of the Mournes and surrounding country side.  Once you get to the bottom, you'll be greeted by one of our Christmas team with a nice hot cup of mulled wine and treated to a tasty festive mince pie to celebrate. Get yourself down to the Mournes and have a Christmas adventure for a good cause! 

Price: £35pp registration + fundraising money (recommended minimum of £50pp)

Time: 1.5 hour slots available from 9am to 5pm

Location: Altnadue Quarry, Castlewellan

PIPS Hope & Support are an amazing charity that support people across the Newry and Mourne Council area and Northern Ireland wide. Offering support to those affected by suicide or self harm, as well as increasing the community's awareness of mental health and trauma issues, PIPS are a vital organisation within the Northern Irish community, and the much needed funds raised by this event will help people in your community through these tough Covid-19 times, especially through the up coming Christmas period. 

Included in your registration fee:

  • All technical equipment

  • Safety Brief & Instruction 

  • Santa Suit (one size fits all)

  • High quality digital pictures of your abseil

  • Mulled wine and mince pies after to celebrate

What to bring:

  • A face mask - essential item

  • Warm layers for being outdoors (hats, gloves etc)

  • Waterproof coat

  • A completed registration form 

  • Any medication you may need

Covid -19 regulations

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions in place currently, all participants will have to wear a face mask under their santa beards for the duration of the abseil (about 10 minutes) and time slots will be allocated for arrival and departure of the site in order to ensure 15 people or less are gathered at any one time at the venue.

Registration & Fundraising

To register, click the link below. All funds raised for PIPS can go directly to them via their online donation page or else in cash on the day handed directly to the PIPS representative who will be in attendance.

For online donations, please place "Charity Santa Abseil, 12th December" in the subject line so PIPS know where your donation has come from. Here's a link for online donations

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