Overseas Challenges

Go on the ultimate adventure by fundraising for The Grand Appeal overseas! Our event partner, Charity Challenge operates in over 30 countries worldwide, organising fundraising challenges including trekking expeditions, mountain climbs, bike rides, skiing, and white-water rafting. Get active, test your limits, and see the world! Whatever you want to do, you’ll be supporting a great cause.

To give you some inspiration, here are just a handful of our supporters' favourite challenges:

 

National Three Peaks Challenge- 22-24 June or 20-22 July 2018

Brace yourself for a fast-paced and physically challenging adventure, as you take on the three highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales. Considered one of Britain’s toughest outdoor challenges, the National 3 Peaks Challenge takes in the dizzy heights of Ben Nevis (1,344m), Scafell Pike (978m) and Snowdon (1,085m) and your challenge is to do all this in 24 hours!

https://www.charitychallenge.com/challenge/72/National-Three-Peaks-Challenge

 

Icelandic Lava Trek- 18-22 July or 29 August- 2 September 2018

Host to some of Europe’s most incredible wilderness, our takes in thundering waterfalls, steaming lava fields, plunging fjords and spouting geysers. We will be crossing the phenomenal Landmannalaugar route through one of the most actively volcanic and alien landscapes in Iceland.  Although the duration is short, the days are long and the terrain is very challenging with steep climbs and rough descents. We will also be in charge of setting up and breaking down camp. On completing our 

https://www.charitychallenge.com/challenge/15/Icelandic-Lava-Trek

 

Kilmanjaro Summit Climb- 19-30 September or 10-21 October 2018

Following the stunning Lemosho route to the roof of Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro, this is one of the toughest, yet most exhilarating challenges you’ll ever embark on.

Gaze at star studded skies, walk above an endless sea of clouds, and admire the incredible scenery as you make your way to Uhuru Peak. At 5896m above sea level, exhaustion will vanish and you'll feel on top of the world, literally. 

https://www.charitychallenge.com/challenge/6/Kilimanjaro-Summit-Climb-Lemosho-Route

 

Trek to Everest Base Camp- 18 October- 4 November 2018

Eight of the world’s 14 giants meet in the Nepalese Himalayas, including the greatest of them all: Mt. Everest standing at a formidable 8,848m. Beginning in Lukla, we follow in the footsteps of the Sherpa on this epic quest trekking at high altitude. Cross numerous rivers along the way until we reach the highest point at  Kalapathar (5,545m). Take in the astonishing array of peaks and glaciers below, before celebrating in the mystical city of Kathmandu.

https://www.charitychallenge.com/challenge/7/Everest-Base-Camp-

 

To find out more about overseas challenges, please contact molly@grandappeal.org.uk