Trekforce Expedition Leader Training – Belize Overview!

Hello Avid Readers! Herein lies the “blog” for the TEL 9 course, which, as you can see, is about to be updated for the first time…ever! With only one month to go. Sorry about that! So really, it’s more of and overview than a blog, what with the lack of regular updates and amusing photographs, but you get the idea. … Read More

Trekforce Expedition Leader Training Review

Trekforce Expedition Leader Training Review

Have you ever considered jacking in the rat race and doing something amazing for your career? Like leading expeditions that will change people’s lives and that grant you with the ability to travel the world and help to protect rainforests, create marine parks and support communities in some of the most stunning and remote places on the planet. At Trekforce, we … Read More

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Volunteer Stories: Eleanor from the Himalayan Expedition

Dear Gapforce, I really enjoyed my time in Nepal. The guys that work for Trekforce in the hostel in Kathmandu were all lovely. They were friendly and really helpful. Keshav, our Nepali language teacher was especially great. It was really useful to have a base in the city. I ended up staying there for my last day in Nepal before my flight (one week after the end of … Read More

Borneo Expedition – Mount Murud Trek – Part 2 (the summit!)

Day 4 – The Summit (Camp 2 – Summit – Rock Garden – Church Camp) Day four saw us awake totally unrefreshed, cold and wet and shortly afterward regretting that we ever got up at all. A blessed troop of gibbons did their best to get us going however, by swinging through the canopy overhead singing their glorious morning song. … Read More

Borneo Expedition – Mount Murud Trek – Part 1

Day 1 – Setting out for Mount Murud (Bario – Ukat – Pa’ Lungan) We arose to a glorious sunny morning with an abundant – and utterly naïve – sense of optimism. The eagerly anticipated trek – that would see us scale the highest peak in Sarawak (8110 feet) – was finally upon us and an air of excitement filled … Read More

Welcome to the new look Gapforce Blog!

  We heard that some people sure do like hearing about our volunteers and all the crazy stuff they get up to on our projects, so we thought we’d launch our brand new Gapforce Blog to do just that! Expect ex-volunteer stories, new projects and general ramblings. As well as that we’ll have info on our London office and the … Read More

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Nepal Annapurna Trek Update

So after our inspiring week staying with the families in Chitwan, the group split, with about half travelling back to Kathmandu to commence the Everest Trek; while the others travel to Pochura for the start of the Annapurna Trail. After a week of 100% Dhal Bhat, the Annapurna crew got stuck in to some overdue Western style eating and shopping, … Read More

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Day 21-25 Nepal Annapurna Trek

So after our inspiring week staying with the families in Chitwan, the group split, with about half travelling back to Kathmandu to commence the Everest Trek; while the others travel to Pochura for the start of the Annapurna Trail. After a week of 100% Dhal Bhat, the Annapurna crew got stuck in to some overdue Western style eating and shopping, … Read More

Update from Nepal

After 3 weeks in Nepal, I think all of the group are shocked at how quickly our time here is going. We have nearly finished our time in Rampur and soon the group will be splitting. half of the group are trekking to Annapurna base camp whilst the rest are heading for Everest Base Camp. It seems like a long … Read More