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Test Your Limits: 6 Challenging Adventures around the World

If you're ready to up your game on your next adventure, we've got you covered.

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There's great value in finding adventure in your own backyard and we're big supporters of all of you weekend warriors out there that find a way to get outside regularly, even if it's just down to your local park. While a steady supply of adventures like this are what keep us happy on a day-to-day basis, we also love to find ways to push ourselves and get out of our comfort zone from time to time. We find that setting aside time for a BIG adventure once in a while is always worthwhile. 

There's a special feeling you have when you take on a challenging adventure, one that you maybe never thought you could accomplish. The anticipation of the adventure ahead, the physical and mental exhaustion during the trip, and most importantly, the feeling of growth and empowerment that you have when you look back on the incredible feat you've just completed. 

Depending on your skillset and experience, pulling off an adventure like this solo can be difficult. Luckily, our friends at World Expeditions have a team of expert guides that can help you push your limits and discover amazing parts of the world. Check out some of their more challenging and exciting adventures around the world below and make plans to get out of your comfort zone this year!

"Be amongst the few globally who have trekked the Nepal Great Himalaya Trail in one continuous 150 day trek!" Learn more.

"The Snowman Trek is the ultimate rugged traverse of Bhutan through the isolated Lunana region." Learn more.

"Join renowned expedition cyclist Kate Leeming on this cycle journey through Ladakh, visiting the stunning Himalayan lakes of Tso Moriri and Tso Pangong." Learn more

"A challenging circumnavigation of the Towers of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre." Learn more.

"Climb Aoraki Mt Cook, New Zealand's highest summit, and develop the mountaineering skills to get you there." Learn more

"The Rwenzori Mountains, or the Mountains of the Moon, are easily Africa's best kept secret. Rarely visited and isolated, they contain much of Africa's permanent ice and the most varied mountain scenery." Learn more

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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