Leading up to your eventual trek you will likely pour over a myriad of equipment check lists, each with their own suggestions of what to bring to be adequately prepared for the 6 or so days you will spend hiking on Kili. However, even the most detailed lists can miss things or fail to emphasize the impact of particular items. These are the things I personally found to be particularly helpful or wish I had brought on my trip.
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I just took on my first trip with Choose a Challenge as not only a team member, but a first time trekker! If you’re looking for tips for your first time out, mixed in with some insider company insight this is the blog for you.
As you start packing and prepping for your trek one thing tends to get overlooked in this lengthy process…what you’ll actually wear to the airport the day you leave! Don’t be stuck wondering what to wear and avoid common hassles you’ll encounter by not taking these few tips into account before heading out the door.
If you haven't done a multi-day trek before, packing for your challenge may be leaving you scratching your head! So we've tagged in our UK team for a guest post on not only packing but equipment as well. Here’s your master list and don't forget to check out your Briefing Pack to find your full kit list!
Figuring out exactly what you need for a typical day trekking can be a nightmare. Thankfully, preparing a day pack is a skill the Choose a Challenge team has got down to fine art -we've made packing mistakes in the past so you don't have to!
Each year, we're finding that more and more of our participants are vegetarian and vegan. So we thought we'd put together a quick blog on vegan and vegetarian food in our three main trek destinations.
Have friends and family that want to see how you're doing and where you are along your trek this May? 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.
We called in the big guns, that's right. Hear from some of our experienced Student trekkers in the UK who have either gone on one or multiple trips with us. They're sharing their top hiking and training tips to know before you go away on your adventure to make your time that much better. Everything from what to do with your hiking gear beforehand to how you should exercise in the weeks leading up to your trek are all covered ihere in our latest blog post.
Are you involved in greek life? Looking to take your chapter's fundraisers to the next level? Check out a detailed breakdown of our 6 Keys To Philanthropy.
We caught up with one of our newest trekkers who has already raised over 60% of her total fundraising target in just a matter of weeks #HowWeRaise
Take on the adventure of a lifetime and follow it up in style. Read all about our short and punchy extension trips here.
Megan Chan, a student at Ramapo College of New Jersey, raised over 100% of her fundraising target for her Kilimanjaro Challenge In only four months! We sat down with her to see what led to her success.
With the holidays rapidly approaching, we're lining up our best tips to help you stay fit.
Introducing #HowWeRaise. Our latest campaign aimed at showcasing how our student trekkers are raising funds for life-changing causes all over the the northeast.
We take a look at some of the things you'll need before heading out on your trek.
Taking on your first trek with Choose a Challenge? Our staff has put together these 5 tips to help you succeed.