Your Trekking Essentials

Our first trek of the year sets off next week so we thought it would be the perfect time to remind ourselves of the trekking essentials! Let us talk you through your kit essentials, the importance of training, the value of a good pair of walking boots and last but definitely not least – the…

Why Sam…Trekked Across The Sahara Desert!

We caught up with one of our trekkers, Sam, to find out exactly why she decided to put on her walking boots and take on the mesmerising Sahara Dunes Trek for the incredible Ellenor Hospice… ‘So it’s nearly been three months since I took part in the greatest experience of my life to date. It’s…

Conquer Ben Nevis!

If you thought you had to travel to the other side of the world to witness stunning views on a challenging trek – you thought wrong! Ben Nevis is situated in the Grampians Mountains in Scotland, and standing 1,345 M tall, it is the highest mountain in the UK. Just last year, Scotland was announced…

Exploring Transylvania…

When you think of Transylvania the first thoughts you might conjure up may be of howling wolves, bats, creepy castles and bloodthirsty vampires, yet the largest region of Romania is a far cry from the world created by Bram Stoker. This is a stunning location filled with ancient forests, valleys, secret shepherd paths and beautiful…

5 Reasons to… Trek!

Nothing beats the feeling of going on your first trek, it sounds like a cliche but you really will never be the same after you experience your first incredible trekking challenge! Once you’ve taken on one adventure, there is no way you’ll be able to stop there – speaking from experience, you definitely get an…

Icelandic Lava Trek… Captured!

With its striking mix of wild volcanic landscape dotted with steaming lava fields, icecaps, glaciers, waterfalls and geysers, the stunning Icelandic landscape is one you will never forget. “Iceland is one of the most unique and enchanting places I have ever visited and this trek gives you the chance to explore some spectacular wilderness and…

Taking on a charity challenge – all you need to know!

SO you want to do something amazing for charity and are looking to take on a new challenge, be it wishing to do something fantastic for a cause close to your heart, setting yourself a personal fitness goal or overcoming a fear, but where do you start?! You might already have a challenge in mind…

Icelandic Lava Adventure…

The incredible Iceland Trek has been a staple in our events calendar over the past few years, and with good reason! Iceland has certainly become a must-visit destination and while tourism is booming, this wonderful country still feels untouched and has managed to avoid turning into a place filled with tacky tourist traps. A visit…

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…

Hike to Machu Picchu – Captured!

We welcome you to take a peek at the enchanting Hike to Machu Picchu as captured by a Peru trekker on their adventure! This incredible challenge takes you through the untouched Lares region of Peru, over high mountain passes with views of the snow-capped Andes, green valleys and tranquil mountain lakes. For those with a…

Why Trek Iceland?

Iceland is one of the most unique and enchanting places I have ever visited and this trek gives you the chance to explore some spectacular wilderness and lesser-trekked paths filled with lava fields, hot springs, streams and waterfalls! The interchangeable weather will certainly keep you on your toes – you experience all four seasons in…

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…