Charity Challenge Events to Make You Feel Great
Charity challenge events are the perfect opportunity to see the world, give back to those in need and be part of something truly special. From trekking Everest Base Camp to abseiling from the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, here are the charity challenge events to check out in 2018.
Everest Base Camp
Take in the stunning valleys, dense forests and glacial rivers of Nepal by trekking to base camp of the world’s tallest mountain. This unforgettable journey has been at the top of adventure-seeking souls’ bucket lists since the late 19th century. Named Mother Goddess of the Universe by the Tibetans, the Everest Base Camp trek remains the ultimate challenge for people all over the world.
Find out more here: Everest Base Camp.
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Trekking the Inca Trail to the UNESCO World Heritage site and famous ‘Lost City’ of Machu Picchu is a thrill from start to finish. This ancient trail winds its way around mountains, taking in three high passes en route, with white-tipped mountains and lush forests leading from one cliff-hugging Inca ruin to the next. The final reveal of Machu Picchu at the Sun Gate on the final day is the last of many rewards on this iconic route.
Take part in this year’s Trek to Machu Picchu.
The National Three Peaks Challenge
Trekking to the summit of the UK’s three highest peaks is Britain’s most popular mountain walking challenge. Each year, thousands attempt the National Three Peaks in either 24 hours or over a weekend. Seen as the benchmark test for UK trekkers, the winding paths to the tops of these famous mountains are set in the most idyllic landscapes, and the views from their peaks are among the best in England, Scotland and Wales.
Check out dates for this year’s National Three Peaks Challenge.
Forth Bridge Abseil
The Forth Bridge Abseil is a unique challenge for those looking for their next adrenaline hit. After taking in the stunning views from the top of the world’s second longest cantilever bridge, you will then abseil down it – free-fall style! With the first foundations laid in 1873, the bridge took over 4,600 workers to complete and has since become a UNCESCO World Heritage Site.
Generally regarded as Scotland’s most famous landmark and a challenge like no other, make 2018 the year you experience the Forth Rail Bridge Abseil.