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Treks and Challenges

About our treks and challenges

Step out of your comfort zone and sign up for a trek or challenge!

You can make a real difference to the lives of people living with epilepsy in Scotland.  By taking part you’ll raise vital funds for Epilepsy Scotland, while enjoying a once in a lifetime experience.

Whether you are interested in cycling, trekking or hiking, travelling overseas or staying closer to home, we’ve got them all!   Why not check out the tabs above for our International and UK challenges?    If you don’t see what you’re looking for, call us on 0141 427 4911 or email fundraising@epilepsyscotland.org.uk and we’ll help find the right challenge for you.
 

We know you can do it, do you?

Challenge yourself for Epilepsy Scotland in 2013/2014 

 

Inca Trail Trek

26 Apr - 5th May 2014 
9 - 18 Aug 2014 
1 - 10 Nov 2014

The Inca Trail is said to be one of the top ten trekking trails in the world… and one of the most popular charity challenges – and it’s not surprising why! Peru is one of the most fascinating countries in South America, and with its breathtaking landscapes, stunning scenery and mysterious Inca sites, it’s home to one of the most famous footpaths in the world and one of the best treks charity challenge events can offer – The Inca Trail.


Himalaya Trek

26 Sep - 6 Oct 2013
24 Apr  - 4 May 2014 
6 - 16 Nov 2014 

This breathtaking challenge takes place in the stunning Annapurna region of the Himalayas of Nepal – home to some of the highest mountains in the world – it’s pure Himalayan magic! The highlight of this spectacular trek for charity will be to summit Poon Hill at 3,210m – a majestic peak which offers trekkers an unobstructed view of the highest peaks in the surrounding area – Annapurna South, Nilgiri South and many, many more!
 

Cycle Vietnam to Cambodia

1 - 11 Mar 2014 
15 - 25 Nov 2014

22 Nov – 2 Dec 2014 **New Date Added!**

A breathtaking bike ride is one of the best in the world of fundraising events from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to the ancient temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. A 400km charity cycle route will take us through many traditional Vietnamese villages, following gorgeous streams and rivers, passing paddy fields and adjacent to stunning mountains.


And here are some of our regular challenges ...

Trek the Great Wall of China

26th Apr 2014 - 4th May 2014
4th Oct 2014 - 12th Oct 2014 **Fully Booked**



Climb Mount Kilimanjaro - Machame Trail

19 Feb – 1 Mar 2014
23 Jul - 2 Aug 2014
24 Sep - 4 Oct 2014



Journey to Everest Base Camp

21 Mar - 7 Apr 2014
19 Sep - 6 Oct 2014
21 Nov - 8 Dec 2014



Cycle from London to Paris

18 Sep - 22 Sep 2013
9 Apr - 13 Apr 2014
23 Jul - 27 Jul 2014
17 Sep - 21 Sep 2014

  


Our treks, hikes and cycles are for people like you, they are all achievable but they will challenge you!

These journeys truly are a chance in a lifetime, delivering a real wow factor and giving you memories you will never, ever forget!  Get in touch with the team to get more details about your expedition, sponsorship and to book.

Is there a certain trail you want to conquer?  Or maybe you have an exciting expedition in mind that we’ve not covered then talk to us about it! Phone 0141 427 4911 or email fundraising@epilepsyscotland.org.uk and together we’ll find the challenge that fits you.

 

UK Treks and Challenges

 If you would like to get involved in a UK challenge, get in touch with our team.  We will talk you through your itinerary, sponsorship and availability.  A UK challenge is a great way to get out, do something different and discover more about the United Kingdom! 

 For more information please call 0141 427 4911 or email fundraising@epilepsyscotland.org.uk 

 

 

Climb Ben Nevis

4 - 6 Oct 2013
13 – 15 Jun 2014
3 - 5 Oct 2014

Trek to the top of Great Britain! A fantastic weekend challenge in the heart of the west Highland’s to the peak of this of awe-inspiring vista.  Standing tall at  4,409ft (1,344 metres) this mountain towers over Fort William.



Walk Hadrian's Wall

6 Sep - 8 Sep 2013
11 - 13 Apr 2014
11 - 13 Jul 2014
5 - 7 Sep 2014

A brisk 25 mile walk over one weekend along this epic Roman fortification.  Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site Hadrian’s Wall creates a stunning backdrop on a fascinating history-steeped hike.

 

Cycle from Edinburgh to Dublin

15 - 18 May 2014
11 - 14 Sep 2014

Ride over 220 miles from one capital city to another! Pedal off in ‘Auld Reekie’ heading west to catch the ferry across the Irish Sea to Larne.  Cruise the smooth tarmac of Ireland’s east coast while absorbing the impressive views before arriving in bubbly Dublin.