Claire Mason has just started a hiking group for some of our female asylum seekers and refugees. The hope is they will be able to use the group to: meet new friends, develop new skills, rediscover (or discover for the first time) a connection with nature, and improve their fitness.
The Adventuress Club is a platform to inspire, encourage and celebrate women in adventure and exploration.
Africa Objective is a mission to explore and find peculiar everyday African objects and tell hidden stories behind them. I am a keen travel photographer looking for an experienced traveller with good writing skills to join me.
Kamal is planning to cycle across Africa, and is looking for 2 or 3 team mates to join him. No experience required, just strong will and huge determination. Circa 4 months commitment.
The Bearded Bimbler (aka Mike Creighton) is on a quest to run and wild camp across every UK national park. Having put a post our Join-A-Team board seeking company for his travels, he tells us how it’s been going…
This June/July Alan is attempting to be the first person to swim the length of Ireland. He needs sailing volunteers to sail his 32ft boat. Some experience necessary. Costs covered
Goncalo is looking for a support team to follow him during his cycle connecting the northwestern tip of Portugal to the Southeastern point on a 1200 km bicycle trip along the Portuguese Coast. Travel/accommodation covered
EC is helping a charity set up a mountaineering club for refugees who have experienced extreme human cruelty through human trafficking. To do this we are putting together a small team of female walk leaders to help organise and lead hikes.
Inspire the next generation with stories of your expeditions. Either by Skype or in person.
Experience advantageous but not necessary. Starting later this month
Unique, tuition-free wilderness science expeditions for young women. Free of charge, applications close in February 2019
I'm so pleased to be back at Explorers Connect after more than a year away on maternity leave. Although I've been enjoying my biggest challenge yet, being a mum to 1yr old Jackson, I've so missed leading the adventures and being part of the EC community.
From Nov 2017- Mar 2017 I was able to experience almost 4 months living on tiny Goudier Island, Port Lockroy on the Antarctic Peninsula, working for the United Kingdom Antarctica Heritage Trust (UKAHT). I had seen the job on Explorers Connect in 2015 and after an unsuccessful application that year, I kept my eyes open and when the position was again advertised in 2016, I applied and was successful.
The Tien Shan ("Heavenly") mountains of Central Asia are, as their name suggests, one of the most divine mountain ranges in the world. Only slightly smaller than the main Himalayan range further to the south, they are more beautiful and less polluted than the mountains of Nepal and India.
A map with a trail that was set 500 years ago, wild terrain where compass needles whiz round uncontrollably, spectacled bears sniffing around the tent at night, tapirs scuttling around in the bush and thick black squishy mud as far as the eye can see!
James Brownhill was an avid climber and mountaineer who tragically died in an accident on the Frendo Spur in Chamonix. Following his death, members of his family established the fund in order to encourage and foster a higher level of safety, good practice and sustainability amongst young climbers and mountaineers.
Kathryn is recruiting a crew member to take on the challenge of rowing the Pacific from California to Hawaii!
Echoing the Scientific Exploration Society’s long history of worldwide exploration and pioneering leadership, the Society’s quest to encourage Scientific Trailblazers and Pioneers with Purpose is the primary focus of their Explorer Awards.
Martin Sarga is a professional photographer looking to join a group of adventurers for their journey as an expedition photographer.
After five gruelling months at sea, Ross Edgley stands to finish the Great British Swim on Sunday, November 4, and invites swimmers to complete the final stretch alongside him.