Trek Challenges

From USA to Peru to Tanzania, there is a trek to suit all feet.  Contact fundraising@wirralark.org.uk for more information.

Everest Base Camp – 7 – 24th March 2019

Challenge duration: 18 days | Activity duration: 12 days

Trek to the foot of the world’s highest mountain.  For those with enough strength and stamina, we can push on even further to summit Kala Patthar (5,545m) overlooking Everest Base Camp giving us, without a doubt, the very best views of Mt Everest’s glorious peak.

 

Sahara Desert – 14 – 19th March 2019

Challenge duration: 6 days | Activity duration: 3 days

Trek for four days through this ever-changing landscape & climb to the top of the massive Chegaga Dunes. With traditional Berbers as our guides we’ll experience the delights of Morocco first hand. If you want to take part in a fantastic trek but have limited time, this trek is for you.

 

Great Wall of China – 11 – 19th May 2019

Challenge duration: 9 days | Activity duration: 5 days

This is a fantastic challenge, hike for five days along this magnificent man-made structure. We also help to rebuild a section of the wall before having some free time to explore and celebrate our achievements in Beijing.  Other dates are available.

 

The USA Canyons – 11 – 18th May 2019

Challenge duration: 9 days | Activity duration: 5 days

Hike through the breath taking canyons located in the South West of America, through Sedona’s Red Rock State Park, along the famous Bright Angel Trail & the South Kaibab Trail, continuing to Bryce Canyon & Zion National Park!  A ‘bucket list’ challenge.

 

Dalai Lama Trek – 16 – 26th May 2019

Challenge duration: 9 days | Activity duration: 5 days

5 day trek through the Kingdom of Gaddi with spectacular views of the Daula Dhar Mountain Range, through rhododendron forests, passing through Hindu settlements & Buddhist Monasteries. To end we have some free time to explore the incomparable Taj Mahal.

 

4 Peaks – UK – 14 – 16th May 2019

Challenge duration: 3 days | Activity duration: 3 days

Trek and summit the four highest peaks of The Lake District – Scafell Pike, Scafell, Helvellyn and Skiddaw.  This challenge is perfect for those who want to achieve their first multi-peak challenge.

 

Inca Trail – Peru – 17 – 25th August 2019

Challenge duration: 10 days | Activity duration: 5 days

We spend our first day acclimatising by taking a trek around the famous Inca sites surrounding Cusco, then we’re off to conquer the one and only Inca Trail to the fascinating ruins of Machu Picchu. With exceptional support from porters & chefs through to medics & guides, we’ll be in great hands.

Alps Trek – 19 – 23rd June 2019

Challenge duration: 5 days | Activity duration: 3 days

Hike through three countries in just three days, France, Switzerland and Italy. The breath-taking Mont Blanc region of the Alps, full of natural beauty, is the perfect setting for this challenge.  Taking five days in total, this is a perfect challenge for those with limited time.

 

Kilimanjaro – 20 – 30th June 2019

Challenge duration: 11 days | Activity duration: 7 days

Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in the world & the highest mountain on the African continent at 5,896m.  If you’re looking for the ultimate trekking challenge & to achieve something incredible, this is the one for you.

 

3 Peaks UK – 21 – 23rd June 2019

Challenge duration: 3 days | Activity duration: 2 days

The 3 Peaks involves summiting the highest peaks in Scotland, England & Wales in 24 hours (Ben Nevis,  Scafell Pike & Snowdon.) Climbing 10,000 feet & walking for 22 miles, explore picturesque mountain ranges, stunning scenery & experience the sunset over Mickledore.

 

Ben Nevis – 21 – 23rd June 2019

Challenge duration: 3 days | Activity duration: 1 days

Join us as we trek to the top of Britain on this exciting weekend charity challenge conquering Ben Nevis!

 

 

Hadrian’s Wall – 28 – 30th June 2019

Challenge duration: 3 days | Activity duration: 2 days

This most ancient of treks takes us from Lanercost Priory to Brocolitia, encompassing some of the most visited & fascinating ruins.  Other dates available.

 

TrekFest – The Beacons UK – 6th July 2019

Challenge duration: 1 days | Activity duration: 1 days

Suitable for beginner trekkers and expert trail runners alike, taking on TrekFest is by no means a walk in the park – it’s tough and will test you both physically and mentally, pushing your boundaries like never before.

 

Remote Highlands Trek – Iceland – 24 – 28th July 2019

Challenge duration: 5 days | Activity duration: 3 days

Starting in the ever so popular and stunning region of Landmannalaugar, locally known as the ‘hiking hub’, trek for 55km over three days through lava fields, across multi-coloured mountains next to shining glaciers to one of the pearls of Icelandic nature.

 

Mt Toubkal – Morocco – 7 – 11th August 2019

Challenge duration: 5 days | Activity duration: 3 days

Our trek to the summit of Mount Toubkal will be tough, the terrain is demanding, but reaching the top of North Africa & looking across the valleys and mountains will be a feeling never to be forgotten. We end our challenge with a special celebratory dinner in Marrakech.

 

TrekFest – The Peaks UK – 31st August 2019

Challenge duration: 1 days | Activity duration: 1 days

Both routes start in the beautiful Hope Valley, the heart of the Peak District.  The 25km route encompasses part of the enchanting Ladybower reservoir & the 50km route summits Kinder Scout – a moorland plateau that at 636m (2,087ft) is the highest point in the Peak District, Derbyshire & the East Midlands.

24 Peaks UK – 20 – 22th September 2019

Challenge duration: 3 days | Activity duration: 2 days

This exciting trek will see us summit an incredible 24 peaks in the Lake District, all over 2,400ft with a target trekking time of 24 hours!

 

 

Snowdon – 21 – 22nd September 2019

Challenge duration: 2 days | Activity duration: 1 days

This fully supported trek opens up dramatic views as far as Anglesey (on a clear day) as we approach the summit.  Our descent is gradual & easy going & we are treated to the most stunning views as we wind our way down back to our campsite to get ready for our celebration meal.

 

Angkor Wat – Cambodia – 9 – 17th November 2019

Challenge duration: 9 days | Activity duration: 5 days

Our charity challenge starts in Siem Reap, ideally situated to explore the ancient capital of the mighty Khmer Empire. We trek over the hills, through the valleys and dense forests of the surrounding area, ascending to the upper plain of Kulen Mountain.

 

 

Whether you’re looking to cycle in the UK in 1 – 2 days or take on a global challenge, there is a cycle event for all abilities.  Contact fundraising@wirralark.org.uk for more information

Vietnam to Cambodia – 2 – 12th March 2019

Challenge duration: 11 days | Activity duration: 6 days

Taking us from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to the ancient temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia.  382km through many traditional Vietnamese villages, following gorgeous streams and rivers, passing paddy fields and adjacent to stunning mountains. Other dates available.

 

London to Paris – 5 – 9th July 2019 (24 – 28th with Tour de France finale) Other dates are available

Challenge duration: 5 days | Activity duration: 4 days

Cycling from London to Paris is one of the best cycling experiences in Europe. Add some Tour de France excitement into the mix and you will have enjoyed simply the best road cycling challenge we have to offer.

 

Wales End to End – 15 – 18th August 2019

Challenge duration: 4 days | Activity duration: 3 days

Pedalling from the most northern point of Wales down to the vibrant capital of Cardiff, we’ll experience diverse beautiful landscapes of majestic woodlands; rural lanes and distinct mountain ranges from start to finish.

 

Land’s End to John O’Groats – 27th Aug to 9th Sep 2019

Challenge duration: 13 days | Activity duration: 12 days

From rocky cliffs & pounding seas of Land’s End, through the rolling hills at Dartmoor, passing stunning mountains of the Lake District & along the Lochs of Great Glen to our finish line at the Northernmost point of the UK mainland.

 

Cycle California – 21 – 29th September 2019

Challenge duration: 9 days | Activity duration: 5 days

Just over 400km in 5 days from the mountains of the Golden State, to the Pacific Coast & into the spectacular San Francisco.  We kick off this challenge in the monumental Yosemite National Park, with its massive granite peaks, towering forests, roaring waterfalls & sparkling lakes.

 

Cycle Madagascar – 27th Sep – 6th October 2019

Challenge duration: 10 days | Activity duration: 5 days

Through highland villages, paddy fields, lush tropical fruit plantations & along coastal trails.  Sights we are lucky enough to witness will be the charming Lemurs, stunning vast wild landscapes, real village culture & idyllic sandy beaches.

 

Milan to Monaco – 2 – 6th October 2019

Challenge duration: 5 days | Activity duration: 3 days

Incorporating breathtaking mountain climbs & stunning coastal vistas, this exciting cycle ride takes us from the splendour of Milan to the magnificence of Monaco, playground of the rich and famous.  With just 3 days in the saddle to cover 240 miles, the cycling will be a challenge.

 

The Road to Mandalay, Burma – 12 – 20th October 2019

Challenge duration: 9 days | Activity duration: 5 days

Taking on 360km, we experience some highlights of this stunning country, inc’ the magnificent archaeological site of Bagan with over 2,000 temples & the last royal capital, where we can visit the ancient monastery, the palace.

 

Cycle Africa – 12 – 20th October 2019

Challenge duration: 9 days | Activity duration: 5 days

The lower slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro, through Tarangire & Lake Manyara National Parks boasting some of the world’s most amazing wildlife.  We’ll ride through the Great Rift Valley & into Maasai villages to finish at the UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Ngorongoro Crater Reserve.

 

Cycle Cuba – 19 – 27th October 2019

Challenge duration: 9 days | Activity duration: 5 days

Starting in Havana, along shimmering coastlines, tobacco & sugar cane fields, through thriving farming communities & ending in Santa Clara at the Che Guevara Mausoleum.   Vintage Chevrolets, salsa & occasional cocktails feature highly as we ride through this beautiful country.

 

Costa Rica Coast to Coast – 1 – 10th November 2019

Challenge duration: 10 days | Activity duration: 7 days

Pedal 467km from the Pacific to the Caribbean!  This breathtaking ride encompasses traditional Costa Rican farmlands, bustling colonial cities, stunning mountain ranges & tropical Caribbean lowlands.  Fitness warning: this challenge is our toughest cycling event. Training is a must.

 

India Cycle – 15 – 24th November 2019

Challenge duration: 10 days | Activity duration: 5 days

350km over 5 days giving the best experience of Rajasthan, Through local villages full of vibrant colours, surrounded by lush fields to the contrast of the arid fields of the Aravalli Hills.  We’ll also experience a Tiger Safari in Ranthambore National Park!

 

Contact fundraising@wirralark.org.uk for more information or to sign up