1 in 20 Australian children born with a birth defect of genetic disease - but it shouldn't be this way.


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“A very special experience with so many wonderful people who inspired me with their brave and kind hearts.” —  Anna Morris, Inspired adventurer 2018

Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) has teamed up with Inspired Adventures to bring you on an adventure-of-a-lifetime. As part of CMRI – 3 Peaks Adventure NSW 2022, you’ll trek to the summit of Australia’s highest mountain Mount Kosciuszko, to advance the treatment and prevention of children's genetic diseases, including cancer – with every step you take giving more children the opportunity for a healthy start to life.

About this adventure

Get ready for the opportunity of a lifetime as you challenge yourself and tackle three of NSW's highest peaks: Mt Kosciuszko, Etheridge Ridge and Rams Head North in 7 hours! 

On this epic three-day adventure, you’ll follow well-worn tracks under the light of the stars, you’ll trek up above Lake Cootapatamba – Australia’s highest lake, between rolling peaks, past historic huts, granite rock formations and weathered snow gums, along a gently winding path to the summit. 

Best of all, with every step you take, you’ll raise vital funds for world-leading research to find cures for children’s genetic diseases.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How challenging is this adventure?

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This adventure is ranked 3/5. While no extensive trekking experience is required prior to registering, our adventures are specifically designed for people who are relatively fit and willing to train. Summiting Mount Kosciuszko is a physical challenge, involving trekking approximately 18 kilometres in a single day. The fitter you are, the more you’ll enjoy the experience. 

You’ll be well supported on the adventure, with the guides and your team all cheering you on. You’re free to move at your own pace and we’ll take frequent breaks.

How do I fundraise?

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Never fundraised before? Not sure where to start? No worries, we don’t expect you to do it alone. You will have regular support from the Inspired Adventures fundraising team, who will help you make a fundraising plan to meet your target. Alongside personalised coaching, we will also send you lots of ideas and resources on how to fundraise. From online fundraising to trivia nights, to bake sales and out-of-the-box ideas, we have years and years of tried and tested tips to make your fundraising a success.

What are the benefits of Corporate Sponsorship

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Children’s Medical Research Institute – 3 Peaks adventure offers the following benefits:

  • Generates employee engagement to help attract and retain staff
  • Gives back to the community and builds a long-term partnership with Children’s Medical Research Institute
  • Improves employee wellness through the impact of paying it forward
  • Increases brand value with unique PR opportunities
  • Improves workplace mental and physical health with a focus on fitness and training for the challenge
  • Helps your brand stand out from the crowd with an innovative approach to corporate social responsibility
  • Promotes team building opportunities across departments through the achievement of a common goal

Are there other options for Corporates?

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Yes, absolutely! Please give us a call on 1300 905 188 and we can discuss our Corporate Package options and together we can work out what would work best for your organisation. We will also be able to send through a specialised Corporate Sponsorship Information pack.

Who can I contact for more information?

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CMRI has teamed up with adventure fundraising and travel company – Inspired Adventures - to bring you the 3 Peaks Challenge. While CMRI is always here for you, Inspired Adventures will be with you every step of the way to answer questions regarding your travel, itinerary, and fundraising ideas and MUCH MORE. Contact Inspired Adventures on 1300 905 188.

Any questions, please contact Inspired Adventures on 1300 905 188.