Trainees lost yet again

This year's trainees seem to be very adept at misplacing themselves - following a misty ascent of Bristly Ridge in North Wales they managed to spread themselves over a wide area on the mapwork exercise...

Extreme Photography

Last weekend saw TrekCo take 70 Year 10 students to the Peak District to take part in climbing, canoeing and loads of other activities. One of these was Caving, which we don't do a great deal of but ask our...

Abseiling at Cathedral Quarry

This year's trainees are spending this week in the Lakes and yesterday learned about big abseils on the 100 foot abseil at Cathedral Quarry near Little Langdale. Featured is Richard just going over the...

Trainees slightly lost

This year's new trainees are in the Lake District for their first week of training. Their first night at the campsite was a baptism of fire with strong winds destroying two tents, and today they practised...

Extreme D of E

There has been plenty of snow in the Peak District this week and it seems to be a feature of our D of E expeditions each spring now. TrekCo run Gold expeditions in the Peak District and Lake District, and...

The Slickrock Trail

The Slickrock Trail is probably the most famous, and certainly one of the best, mountain bike rides in the world. And it's a bit more tiring than you think it's going to be! Thirteen miles of riding over pure...
TrekCo staff climbing trip at Joshua Tree

Climbing at Joshua Tree

The TrekCo staff trip to the US got off to a great start with climbing and mountain biking at Joshua Tree. The bikers were pretty burnt by the end of the day, and the climbers sampled three crags climbing...