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Overseas Challenges

Challenge Events

Take on the challenge of a lifetime and raise valuable funds for OCD-UK. These treks will take you along some of the most spectacular and most incredible places on earth.
Whether you are trekking along the Great Wall of China, or cycling from London to Paris or in Vietnam, these events guarantee you the most incredible physical challenge of your life.

Everest - Just one of many overseas trips available.

Don't worry if you don't think you can achieve the minimum sponsorship amount, if you are still interested in participating in an overseas trek for OCD-UK, then get in touch and we can try and secure you a place provided the basic challenge costs are met, and then you can try and raise as much sponsorship as possible. The tours are conducted by professional event organiser, Skyline, and on your trip you will be with other like-minded individuals all raising money for their chosen charities. It would be great if one of those individuals were top be representing
OCD-UK!

Trek Toubkal

Date: 30th Sept - 4th October 2015
Location: Toubkal, Moroccan Atlas Mountains
Deposit: £199
Sponsorship level: £1,500

Take a journey through the Moroccan Atlas Mountains, witness the stunning rugged landscape, make friends with the local Berber guides and summit Toubkal all in only 3 days of trekking. The Toubkal Trek is a popular choice with adventurers � with its stunning views of the High Atlas Mountains the route is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful mountain landscapes in the world.

 

Sahara Desert Trek

Date: 7th - 15th March 2015
Location: Morocco
Deposit: £299
Sponsorship level: £2,000

Join us on this long-weekend trekking Challenge, as we experience the beauty of one of the most breathtaking and largest deserts in the World - The Sahara! Our Challenge is to trek for three days through this ever-changing landscape, and to climb to the top of the massive Chigaga Dunes, where we will witness the desert sunrise.

 

Petra Trek

Date: 7th - 11th October 2015
Location: Petra, Amman
Deposit: £199
Sponsorship level: £2100

The whole area is surrounded by hills and mountains ensuring a stunning view. No journey to Petra would be complete without a visit to Petra - now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it has been nominated by the BBC as one of the 40 places to see before you die.

 

Trek Iceland

Date: 1st - 5th July 2015
Location: Iceland
Deposit: £199
Sponsorship level: £2,260

With its striking mix of wild volcanic landscape dotted with streaming lava fields, icecaps, glaciers, waterfalls, bubbling hot springs and geysers, the stunning Icelandic landscape is one you will never forget.

 

Walk the Great Wall of China

Date: 10th - 19th September 2015
Location: China
Deposit: £349
Sponsorship level: £2,800

"You have not lived if you have not been to the Great Wall", or so the Chinese saying goes, and it's not surprising! The Great Wall of China has been voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, as well as being one of the only man made monuments that can be seen from space.

 

Mount Kilimanjaro

Date: 8th - 17th October 2015
Location: Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Deposit: £499
Sponsorship level: £3,950

Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest free standing mountain in the world and one of the world's 7 highest continental summits. It is no wonder why so many people flock here - to experience one of the best mountain challenges the world has to offer. She stands at an impressive 5,895m above sea level, dominating the African skyline looking down over the African plains.

 

Cycling Challenges

Cycling is another great way to fundraise for OCD-UK.  Maybe you want to fundraise for OCD-UK by cycling between two local towns and back, or fancy a larger challenge, John O'Groats to Lands End, or even between two great European cities with organised events like the London to Paris bikeride, that covers around 300km in three days.

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