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Why YOU should take on Kilimanjaro: With Discover Adventure

Posted by Jess Pitman on 15-Mar-2019 16:23:34

Who watched the #ReturnToKili show on BBC One this week? Pretty awe-inspiring, right? While it showed the brutal nature of when altitude takes effect and the exhausting slog that is the journey of reaching the summit, it also showed the shooting highs of overcoming the varying fears, struggles and emotions, and conquering the Kilimanjaro challenge.

It certainly caused a flurry of excitement at DA HQ, reminding us of just how spectacular our Trek Kilimanjaro is and the positive impact that completing a fundraising challenge like this can have on so many lives.

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Interviewing an Adventurer – The Saharan Mini Adventure Edition

Posted by Jess Pitman on 13-Jun-2018 09:00:00


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Topics: Your Adventures

It's time to cycle Stelvio

Posted by Jess Pitman on 04-May-2018 10:42:12


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Topics: The Travel Bug

What not to do on a marathon walk

Posted by Jess Pitman on 17-Apr-2018 10:33:51

So you’re interested in walking a marathon?

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Topics: Charity Challenges: What you need to know, Your Adventures

Colombia's Lost City

Posted by Jess Pitman on 09-Apr-2018 08:40:00

Rob, our Head of Product, has been working at Discover Adventure for 16 years and will be a familiar face for many of you. This means he's seen a lot of the most spectacular places in the world but we've not seen him get this excited about a trip for a little while! Here's what he had to say about one of our newest challenges...

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Topics: Tales from the outdoors

DA Crew Life: Matt & Sarah take on London to Paris

Posted by Jess Pitman on 06-Mar-2018 09:00:00

2017 marked the year that Open Challenge Coordinators Sarah and Matt took on the London to Paris cycle as members of the DA crew.

We cut their whirlwind experiences down to give you a glimpse behind the scenes of this iconic ride.

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Topics: Tales from the outdoors, Your Adventures