The blog of timeoutdoors' Founder and Managing Director, Andrew Risbey, featuring customer news and analysis, website highlights and updates on his personal challenge for 2014.
 
 
 
04 September

Stok Kangri Summit Trek

Minimum sponsorship option Self funder option
Activity:
TrekkingTrekking - 17 days
Date: 4 September 2015
Charity Challenge

CHALLENGE OVERVIEW

Activity:
TrekkingTrekking - 17 days
Place: Ladakh, India
Organiser: Charity Challenge
Date: 4 September 2015
Duration/distance: 17 days
Teams:
Beginners:
Under 18's:
Women-only:
Difficulty: Level 4
Payment options: Payment options explained
Minimum sponsorship option: £475 registration fee + min sponsorship
Self funder option: £475 registration fee + tour cost (no min sponsorship)

Challenge details

This amazing trek to the summit of the majestic Indian mountain, Stok Kangri, (6,114m) is an ideal opportunity for trekkers who would like to summit a Himalayan Peak.

Challenge Highlights:
  • Viewing magnificent mountain scenery.
  • Visiting Leh, a Tibetan influenced town.
  • Ascending one of the highest Himalayan peaks in India (6,114m).
  • Celebrating our achievements at the stunning Taj Mahal.

The spectacular Stok Kangri, (6,114m/20,130ft) is one of the Zansker Range's main peaks, located in the stunning Ladakh region. This high, arid environment has captured travellers' imaginations since it was first opened for visitors, in 1974. This challenge takes us through secluded high villages, remote valleys and past ancient hilltop monasteries, before we reach the foot of the mountain.

The Following Items are Included in the Cost:
  • International flights to/from Delhi, India
  • All internal transfers when in India
  • Entry to the Stok National Park
  • All meals (including drinking water)
  • All accommodation (whether in tents, hotels, or other)
  • Group first aid supplies
  • An English speaking Sherpa Guide
  • Local support team
  • Charity Challenge T-Shirt
  • Relevant back-up facilities
  • Discount from Nomad Travellers Stores for personal equipment

Find out more today
Secure your place on this challenge with one of our charity partners - just click on a charity logo on the right for further details.

Charities with places

Limited charity places are available in Stok Kangri Summit Trek - click a logo for details about the charity and how it will help you:

  • secure your place in the event
  • raise any sponsorship needed
  • get kit, training advice & race-day support

Choose your own charity

Want to do this challenge for your own charity?
You can do this challenge to raise funds for your favourite charity. To find out more, please click here.