Trek for Brake

See below for our fabulous opportunities to trek and hill climb in the UK and abroad for Brake.  
Book your place today and get trekking and conquering those peaks!
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Why not put on your hiking boots and join us on a charity trek.

Here are a few suggestions:

London Marathon Walk – Saturday 23th September 2017
Our walking route takes us around the well-known names from the game, from Old Kent Road to Mayfair, Kings Cross Station to Whitehall. En route we take in many of London’s world-famous sights including Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the London Eye and the Tower of London as we trace our challenging route through the heart of the historic city. This is an enjoyable and rewarding way to explore our capital city, but be prepared for a long, tough one-day event! Are you ready to pass Go? (£25 Registration Fee; and £120 Minimum Sponsorship target)

Or how about
Snowdon By Night - Sat 20th May 2017
Snowdonia National Park in North Wales is synonymous with beautiful, rugged landscapes and wonderful trekking and outdoor pursuits. The highest mountain in Wales at 1085m, its Welsh name is Yr Wyddfa, reputedly the burial place of a mythical giant. A popular summit trek by day-time, it forms a real challenge by night. Standing at the summit by moonlight will be an unforgettable experience, as will seeing the sunrise from the mountain slopes. As we descend, we will be able to see the spectacular landscapes open up before us as the day grows lighter. We celebrate our huge achievement with a slap-up breakfast!

Want to do it? Call Lisa on 01484 683294, email fundraise@brake.org.uk or complete a short online form to find out more. 

OR HOW ABOUT trekking abroad!
A fabulous once-in-a-lifetime experience, trekking the Great Wall of China or to Peru's Machu Picchu.   Or how about less famous but equally as breathtaking trips such as trekking in the Sahara or around Iceland?  

To whet your appetite, read about this this amazing fundraising opportunity with Discover Adventure:

Grand Canyon Trek - 8th October 2016 (8 day trip)GrandC1
The Grand Canyon is justifiably world-famous for its spectacular scenery, and considered one of the seven wonders of the natural world. At 277 miles long, 18 miles wide and in places one mile deep, it is a breath-taking sight to see – and provides some unforgettable trekking. We base ourselves at our camp on the Havasupai Indian Reservation west of the Grand Canyon’s main tourist focus and trek each day through different parts of the canyon. The trekking is challenging and the heat can be exhausting, but we trek through incredible landscapes with striking colours and rock formations, and beautiful blue-green creeks and waterfalls which present some great opportunities for a dip! We finish our adventure with a celebration in Las Vegas, an energetic city which couldn’t contrast more to the natural beauty we have been immersed in!
This isn't a cheap fundraiser, there's a £399 Registration Fee and then you have to raise £4,050 in sponsorship - but WOW wouldn't it be worth it to trek the Grand Canyon?

Email fundraise@brake.org.uk to find out more.

Brake fundraiser Laura Gallant says: "In October my partner Huw and I headed to Peru to trek from Cusco Mollepata to Machu Picchu. We took two days to climb Salkantay, our highest point at 15,253ft. I suffered a little but I made it! This is a tough trek, but the views are stunning and the people are fantastic. We spent the last three days walking to Aguas Calientes and onwards to Machu Picchu. Since this trip was in honour of our best friend we thought it fitting to find a mountain at our destination called Wayna Picchu (Young Mountain) - fitting for a truly amazing person. I recommend this trip to anyone who wants a challenge followed with a stunningly beautiful view."

Want to do it? Call Lisa on 01484 683294, email fundraise@brake.org.uk or complete a short online form to find out more.

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