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Advice for your First Solo Overseas Adventure Challenge

Advice for your First Solo Overseas Adventure Challenge

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.

Our Essential Gear List

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Our Essential Gear List

Getting the gear you need for your upcoming trek can be really exciting, but sometimes it is hard to know where to start. To give you a hand in finding the equipment you need, we’ve put together a list of what we think is some of the most essential gear you’ll need to look out for.

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UConn Siblings Take on Machu Picchu

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UConn Siblings Take on Machu Picchu

We love highlighting our student trekkers and after hearing about Ashley & Tyler Sundara, we knew this was another opportunity to do just that. These siblings are mechanical engineering majors at the University of Connecticut and apart of the Choose a Challenge team we have set up there. They've been fundraising for months now and are getting closer to their trip to Machu Picchu in May 2018. We sat down to find out how they've been doing and what it means to both of them to take on the trip of a lifetime with each other.

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Machu Picchu: Trekking Days

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Machu Picchu: Trekking Days

Take it from us! The first of a few upcoming blog posts all about our Machu Picchu Trek and the Choose a Challenge team members who went on them.  This time around we recount one of our former UK team members, Caitlin, and her day by day experience trekking to the lost city of the incas.

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Trek or Treat

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Trek or Treat

In this month's newsletter, we recap our recruitment road trip around the northeast, plus show you some of our student leaders who are help make our adventures possible.

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August Rush

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August Rush

In this month's newsletter we sat down with Gretchen Geraghty, an online video blogger, who recently came back from one of our treks to Mt. Kilimanjaro. We'll also introduce our #Pathto1million campaign and our first US Intern.

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