Adventure Challenges: Himalayas
Conquer Rapids and Peaks!
In central Nepal the captivating Annapurna
massif rises from the mighty Himalayas. These huge, dramatic
mountains form the stunning setting for this seven-day adventure
The 2011 challenge
- Hiked, biked
and white-water rafted 286 kilometres in seven
- Inspired by two of the planet's ten
highest mountains which formed the backdrop to the Challenge;
Dhaulagiri and Annapurna 1, both over 8,000m
- Stayed in a combination of tents and tea
houses and experienced the unique local culture
- Raised money to help change the lives of
the UK's most disadvantaged young people
- Get in touch to find out
about the next Himalayas Challenge, which is likely to take place
in autumn 2014 or 2015.
It was honestly the hardest but most rewarding
and most important thing I have ever done.
- Joey Gartell,
Himalayan Challenge participant, 2010
Fitness and training
This is a tough challenge and you will need to be
physically well prepared.
People of all current fitness levels are very
welcome to take part as long as you are committed to getting
We have a recommended training schedule to help
get you up to the necessary level of fitness and to make your
We have a full fundraising information pack, 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
Interested? Get in touch to find out about the
next Himalayas Challenge.
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