Whether you are tight on time or are unable to head away from home for long periods of time - that doesn't mean you can't experience a life changing adventure this year.
We are increasingly wanting to get more out of our weekends - more than just catching up on household chores and getting in a quick ride on the bike. So, we've handpicked our top 5 short challenges that truly give you maximum experience, in minimum time.
Read on to find out that you can achieve more than you think (in just a few days!)
Stretching 95 miles between Old Harry Rocks in Dorset, to Orcombe Point in East Devon, the Jurassic Coast is the most geologically diverse coastline in the world. The exposed cliff sections allow you to look back through 185 million years of time. This challenge takes in some of its most spectacular scenery, from the renowned natural stone archway of Durdle Door to the beautiful circular Lulworth Cove.
Cycling from London to the bike capital of the world is a classic European cycle experience and an amazing challenge to achieve in just two days.
Pass through the picturesque countryside of rural England, before crossing the Channel to continue on across the flat landscape of Dutch Zeeland. You'll also be able to celebrate your achievement with a night in Amsterdam before heading home by train.
From Fort William to the summit of Ben Nevis and back again! Enjoy wonderful views over Glen Nevis, Loch Linnhe and Loch Eil, as well as the ruins of the observatory at the top of the mountain. You'll need to be prepared for rocky terrain and wrap up warm - it's 9 degrees colder on average at the top compared to the base of the mountain.
You'll return to a celebratory dinner and a night in the hotel before returning home.
How can this be in your top 5 short challenges you ask? That's because we've adjusted this iconic Sahara Desert challenge, to bring all the best bits of our original challenge, into just 5 days.
A bite sized adventure, you'll be accompanied by our Berber guides and get to experienced the pristine desert skies, climb famous sand dunes and camp under the stars at night - epic.
This challenge has to be number one. It's so good, we've added a second date this year!
Trek to the top of the highest mountain in Wales, Mount Snowdon, amid the stunning Snowdonia National Park. Trekking to the summit of this famous mountain becomes a phenonmenal fundraising challenge by night; standing at the summit at moonlight before descending as the morning sun breaks through the clouds is a truly unique experience.
This is our number one, weekend adventure.
Remember, it's not always all about how far you go, it's about the experience you have along the way. So if you feel like you want to achieve something out of the ordinary, make some friends and get a good dose of fresh air along the way, then maybe it's time to give one of these challenges a go.