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Trekking Tips From A First Time Trekker

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Trekking Tips From A First Time Trekker

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.

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What To Wear To The Airport

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What To Wear To The Airport

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.

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Your Essential Trekking Packing List

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Your Essential Trekking Packing List

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!

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Your Daypack: What To Pack & How To Pack It

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Your Daypack: What To Pack & How To Pack It

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!

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Trip Essentials: Tracking Your Trip

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Trip Essentials: Tracking Your Trip

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.

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Training Tips from Past Participants

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Training Tips from Past Participants

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.

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Megan's Fundraising Story

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Megan's Fundraising Story

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.

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How We Raise

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How We Raise

Introducing #HowWeRaise. Our latest campaign aimed at showcasing how our student trekkers are raising funds for life-changing causes all over the the northeast.

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