At Explorers Connect we aim to make it easy for you to have more adventures. Our regularly updated resources have become an indispensable collection of adventure information. Our most popular section is Join a Team where you can find a teammate for your next adventure or join one yourself!
You'll also find information about how to get funding for your trip, 'how to' guides covering everything from planning to keeping supporters up-to-date at home, news on the Adventure Revolution which is all about how adventure has changed lives, trip reports where members and friends of the EC Community share their adventures and updates from the EC Community.
Are you a photographer/in PR or a coastal skipper and still looking for that big adventure in 2018? Why not make it a year to remember and join my support crew for #SUPBritain.
In March of this year a team of veterans suffering from PTSD will attempt to drive the original Dakar Rally route of the 1990's in £500 budget cars! Their vehicles of choice are 2 wheel drive Citroen Berlingo / Peugeot Partners - basically Postman Pat vans!
In May, a team of ten women will spend a week living in the woods with nothing except basic survival gear. The purpose of this expedition is to inspire more women to get outdoors, showing that not all adventures need to be physical!
Whether it was a lung-busting run in a desert, a calf-straining Himalayan hike or a cycle ride into the clouds in Snowdonia, our friends at The Guardian want to hear about it.
Rob is looking for an experienced map reader and/or route planner for his world record attempt run beginning in September this year.
Siân Anna Lewis writes The Girl Outdoors blog and doesn't subscribe to the ‘new year, new you’ hype that gets bandied about every January but does believe in setting a few rewarding resolutions to help get outdoors.
The Crux Expedition Award is an exciting opportunity for today’s young climbers to win £500 in cash and £2000 worth of Crux equipment for use on an outstanding mountaineering objective.
MY Great Escape is a brand new organisation supporting survivors of domestic abuse to get out into the great outdoors, have adventures and heal.
44-year-old German, Malte is looking for a teammate to travel to the Darien rainforest, located at the Columbian/ Panama border, looking for opportunities to cross the whole Gap.
New year, new you... How about a resolution to make 2018 your year of adventure?
Tobias is looking for a teammate to cycle in Oman next month. Do you have what it takes to join this amazing adventure?
So, before you decide that this is a boring safety blog, why not make a cup of tea and have a read of something that could make a real difference to your next overseas trip.
Mountain Training is now offering funding opportunities for those who are currently under-represented in its cohort of leaders, instructors and coaches, to progress through its schemes.
Henry Landon travelled to Norway to trace the journey of a group of WWII heroes. Here, he recounts his trip, from saboteurs to snow-holes.
Anna is the brains behind Adventure Queens, the women’s adventure community set up with the aim of delicately smashing down the barriers that prevent women from heading off on adventures and is offering a fantastic funding opportunity.
If you've ever wondered how to be an adventurer or how to have an adventure by yourself, then you're the reason this guide was put together. It features 101 of the most inspiring British adventurers (including our very own founder, Belinda Kirk!)
The Captain Scott Awards are granted to assist individuals or groups to undertake adventurous expeditions and endeavours.
Tom is looking for team mates to join him on a West African adventure.
Read Alex Staniforth's story of his amazing record-breaking challenge to reach the highest point of every county of the UK to raise awareness for youth mental health charity Young Minds.
TEAMMATES WANTED to join a four women team travelling 2400 miles across the Pacific to Hawaii, competing in the Great Pacific Race.
John is mounting an expedition to the Middle East in March/April 2018 and is looking for two cheap, battered 4x4 vehicles suitable for desert travel in Amman!
Read about Neil and Leanne's journey, their first time in packrafts as well as it only being a year since Leanne started kayaking. They recruited and organised a support team, Ben, Neil and Andrew entirely via the Explorers Connect community and 'Join A Team' pages.
Planning to tackle the National Three Peaks Challenge? Read about how Roly and his son endured the suffering and triumph of this tough adventure.
Ari is looking for a teammate who is a keen (or aspiring!) adventurer for an epic 2000 mile row around Great Britain starting in June 2018. You could also possibly go for the pairs record!
Looking up for the best hiking experiences? New Zealand, hands down, is one of the bests you could ever imagine. The lush green forests, the breathtaking landscapes, mountain tops, captivating lakes and the most beautiful humans on Earth are sights you would see all the time.
Did you know that Explorers Connect was created to help you find fellow adventurers to share your experiences with?
Echoing the Scientific Exploration Society's (SES) long history of worldwide exploration and pioneering leadership, the quest to encourage ‘Pioneers with Purpose’ is the primary focus of the SES Explorer Awards.
EC Member Libby Bowles is making her very own bamboo bicycle to cycle around the world to raise awareness about (and trying to lessen) plastic pollution in the oceans.