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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Worried about the hike itself? Fear not. Here’s Jeremy’s guide to completely smashing our Machu Picchu trek. He took on this adventure with 19 of his fellow UConn students and was the leader for his team.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.