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Mind Hike: Dawn to Dusk

We are sorry to confirm that due to the current situation with the outbreak of coronavirus, Mind Hike: Dawn to Dusk Whitby 2020 has been cancelled.

For more information, please read our Events 2020 update.

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Join us for this fantastic 12 hour trekking challenge in the North Yorkshire countryside. This hike will test every ounce of you, both physically and mentally, while engaging in an event that requires genuine teamwork to achieve your goal.

09 October 2020

10 October 2020

Registration deadline
01 October 2020

Registration fee

Minimum fundraising target

Minimum age


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About Mind Hike: Dawn to Dusk

Starting at the crack of dawn, you will hike for 12 hours in the spectacular countryside around the town of Whitby. With a varied terrain involving long distances and plenty of ups and downs, you'll need to set yourself a goal to get fit and build up stamina. You'll be rewarded with incredible views from sunrise to sunset, not to mention your well-deserved celebration dinner!

Whether you register by yourself or with your friends, family or colleagues, you will be working as a team and you'll become a lifelong member of our Mind Hike family.

This is an extreme challenge that will require preparation and dedication and we guarantee you will create memories that will stay with you for a lifetime.


Day 1 - Friday 9 October

  • Arrive at your hostel by 5pm
  • Welcome dinner and safety briefing
  • Get to know your teammates before a good night's sleep!

Day 2 - Saturday 10 October

  • An energising breakfast before setting off on your Mind Hike adventure at 6:30am
  • Hike the beautiful countryside of North Yorkshire
  • Return 12 hours later and celebrate your achievements over dinner


To take part in Mind Hike: Dawn to Dusk, we ask that you commit to raising a minimum of £375 per person to help us make sure nobody has to face a mental health problem alone. Our team of fundraising experts will do whatever we can to help you reach this goal and will be in regular contact with fundraising hints and tips. 

How we'll support you

Whether you are a seasoned hiker or a first-timer, our team of fundraising experts will be with you every step of the way. We will do all that we can to ensure that your Mind Hike experience is one you will never forget.

We offer all our Mind Hikers a fantastic support package including:

  • your own Event Coordinator to answer your questions and guide you through your training and fundraising
  • regular e-newsletters about Mind and the difference your fundraising makes
  • a free Mind T-shirt
  • fundraising materials and guides on how to get started
  • a kit list and full event itinerary
  • dorm room accommodation
  • free meals all weekend
  • a professional team of mountain leaders and first aider on the route.

Any questions?

You might find your answer in our FAQs.

Or you can send us an email using the link below, or give us a call on 0300 999 3887 and we'll be more than happy to help.

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Taking on Mind Hike again - Rebecca's story

"The greatest thing about it for me was being with people who understood."

read rebecca's story

With thanks to Merrell

We are excited to announce leading outdoor footwear brand Merrell with be sponsoring the Mind Hike series for a second year. Thanks to Merrell's support, more money raised through Mind Hike events can go towards helping us make sure nobody has to face a mental health problem alone.

Find out more

Where does the money go?

1 in 4

people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in any given year


queries answered by our helplines in 2019–20


people accessed our information in 2019–20

You can find out more about our work in the 2016/17 annual review

and more about our finances in our 2016/17 annual accounts

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