Prince's Trust Ecuador adventure challenge
Push yourself to new limits and journey
through the heart of the Andes to Volcan Cotopaxi, the world's
highest active volcano, in this brand new adventure challenge.
- Hike, bike and abseil over 250
kilometres in seven days
- Reach 4,800m at the Padre Jose F. Ribas refuge on Volcan
- Race through native forest, mountain passes, river canyons
and stunning lagoons
- Raise money to help change the lives of the UK's most
disadvantaged young people
Don't take our word for it:
Amazing experience - definitely once in a
lifetime. It pushed me on every level. The Princes Trust team and
local team were outstanding!
Kate Evans, Ernst & Young - Costa
Rica Challenge participant 2012
Fitness and training
You will need to be physically prepared to complete this
challenge as this is a tough itinerary, made even more so by the
People of all current fitness levels are very
welcome to take part as long as you are committed to getting fit
and have a healthy spirit of adventure!
We have a recommended training schedule to help
get you up to the necessary level of fitness and to make your
We will support you in your fundraising with advice, monthly
newsletters and ideas from previous participants to help you reach
- and surpass - your target.
When you register for the challenge you will set up an online
fundraising page. We would strongly prefer you to use a Prince's
Trust online fundraising page rather than a third party site such
as JustGiving because it will save us significant administrative
Ecuador Challenge 2013
Date: 9th - 18th Nov 2013
Registration fee: £490 Sponsorship
target: £3,800 minimum
As soon as you sign-up there's lots of
support available to help you prepare for your challenge.
You'll be given a link to our online
participant information centre which is full of fundraising ideas,
training plans and challenge specific guidance.
You'll receive regular e-newsletters
full of information and advice and our challenge team are available
to answer any questions you may have!