Trek across a Wonder of the World…

In 2007, with thanks to over 100 million people voting, The Great Wall of China became one of the New Seven Wonders of the World – but what makes this structure so awe-inspiring and iconic? Built between the 5th Century B.C and the 16th Century, the Great Wall is approximately 4,000 miles long and is…

St Raphael’s Hospice take on The Great Wall of China

St Raphael’s Hospice gathered a team of adventurer’s together in September 2016 to take on the Great Wall of China and raise huge amount of sponsorship for a truly fantastic cause! Whilst on their challenge they shared their amazing snapshots and regaled us with tales of their adventures. Read all about how they conquered the…

The ULTIMATE challenge bucket list…

We all have that personal list of adventures or experiences that we’re desperate to tick off our ‘bucket list’ be it jumping out of a plane, climbing a mountain or finally taking on that marathon you’ve always talked about! Making a list of your goals is the first step to making your bucket list challenge…

Choosing Your Dream Challenge!

Are you thinking of unleashing your inner explorer and taking on a challenge this year or next but just don’t know where to start?! With so many challenges on offer, how do you know which one is the perfect match for you? With events ranging from mildly challenging to extreme, there is something to suit…

Getting Trek-Ready – Training Guide

It’s important to remember that there is no such thing as a training plan to suit everybody but we are going to start with some basic training concepts which you can integrate into your current routine and modify to your preferences. Everyone has different walking and fitness abilities. Walking may be something most people do…

Great Wall of China Trek 2015

There were lots of nervous and excited faces waiting for us when we went to Heathrow to meet our China trekkers and start our adventure and after a 12 hour flight; everyone had well and truly bonded and we were all eager to start the challenge and pull on our walking boots! We chatted about…