The more you know
Since the month of May is only days away, our staff decided to sit down and handpick which articles we've written over the past year that we think would be useful for you guys to read right before departure season. So if you're headed out to either Kilimanjaro, Machu Picchu or Everest with us in a few weeks it's time to start your last minute cram session and read over the 10 articles you need to read before your trip. Enjoy!
In this month’s newsletter we’re helping you kick off your new year’s resolutions with handpicked articles from our staff sure to help you start training for your challenge or even boost your fundraising efforts.
To take on a challenge with Choose a Challenge, we require all our trekkers to have comprehensive insurance. Please read our requirements and recommendations here.
Here's our crash course guide for your upcoming Machu Picchu trip
Jeremy, a Junior at UConn, was one of our first-ever trekkers. See what his experience was like taking on the challenge of a lifetime: Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Stocking Stuffers for the Holidays!
In this month's newsletter, we'll tackle one of the most common challenges up on the mountain: Altitude sickness. Plus get a look into our new Brooklyn Office in Dumbo Heights, NY
Thinking about getting in shape for your upcoming trek? Need help getting started? We've got you covered.
We take a look at some of the things you'll need before heading out on your trek.
Taking on one of our Kilimanjaro trekking challenges? Interested in summiting to the roof of Africa in general? Then you're in the right place. Read all about Caitlin's experience climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro with us every step of the way.
Coming with us to Machu Picchu next summer? Get a head start and find out what's in store for you once you arrive in Cusco & Huacachina!
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You made it! You’re here, your bags are packed and you’ve planned ahead for almost everything…except maybe a little extra time on your hands. Here’s our staff’s top five picks on how to keep yourself occupied at the airport.
The Tanzanian Government has instituted a ban on the "import, export, manufacture, selling, storing, distribution, supply, possession and use" of plastic bags and plastic wrappings. We debrief what you need to know and how it will affect packing for your Mt. Kilimanjaro trip.
In the spirit of our company value to create communities, we make it a point to meet those in our program as much as we can. Recently, we set off on a road trip to visit some of the campuses we work on in upstate NY. Not only did this give us the opportunity with students in our program in-person, but it also gave us the chance to see some truly amazing places along the way!
It’s departure season all over again at Choose a Challenge USA and for a lot of our travelers. This means preparing for what, for many, will be their first large scale adventure travel event taking place in a foreign country.
Have friends and family that want to see how you're doing and where you are along your trek? Check out our social media guide on how you and your loved ones can be informed at all times while you're abroad on your adventure.
You’ve made it all the way until the day of your trip departure, now all you need to do is prepare for your day of travel. This post dives into all the important things to keep in mind so that you have an enjoyable — and comfortable — experience at the airport.
Applying for a visa to your trip to Tanzania or Nepal can seem overwhelming. In this blog, we outline everything to know before you get started.
In this month’s newsletter, we discuss how our team sat down and revisited what the core values of Choose a Challenge are and how we’re making strides to provide much more than just an international challenge to our student participants.
Our team recently sat down and revisited what our core values are as a company and how we’re making strides to provide much more than just an international challenge for our student participants.
Last month our CEO, Simon, had the opportunity to attend the IMPACT National Conference in Charlottesville, Virginia, a four-day, action packed event held annually around the country. Here is his recap on the conference and what he hopes to bring back to the Choose a Challenge team.