The Berghaus Adventure Challenge is about helping people who have adventure in their heart achieve their ambitions – it's what Berghaus has been doing for over forty years. For decades, the likes of Sir Chris Bonington, Mick Fowler and Leo Houlding have been a source of inspiration for everyone in the company, providing the stories, images and drama that help define Berghaus. Now, Berghaus want to help even more people achieve their own dreams of adventure.
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The Challenge is now into its second year you can see some of last year's winners here. The shortlist is chosen by a panel of experts from Berghaus and Climb Magazine and then readers have the opportunity to choose the winner online.
In November 2010 UKC Reader Pete Rhodes won £2000 of support for his trip planned for February to climb the Troll Wall in winter (UKC report here). Previous winners include another UKC Reader Guy Wilson and his plan to climb Mount Hayes (4216m) in Alaska in May 2011.
The chance is open again to win £1000 in cash, and £1000 worth of Berghaus gear towards your planned adventure. So if you have an adventure that is a bit out of the ordinary then submit your application here. Remember it is adventure that counts!
Ricky Munday on the KHan Tengri Expedition 2006
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September Shortlist - Voting ends on Tuesday 20th
1) Carstensz Pyramid Glacier Expedition 2011
2) Free Isolated Venezuelan Big Wall - George Ullrich and his team are heading back to south America again this year. "Last year my team and I had an incredible experience on an attempt at establishing a new free climb on Cerro Cathedral in Patagonia. We have now set ourselves a new and even more exciting objective - To establish a hard free climb on an Isolated Tepui (tabletop mountain) in Venezuela" - George Ullrich
3) Holloway Coast2Coast - "I plan to lead a group of 3 runners from Cleethorpes to Liverpool, using the Transpennine trail. This adventure will last for 6 days, running the full length and carrying our own gear (clothes, tent, sleeping bag, and essentials)."
You can vote for your favourite here - www.berghaus.com/en/adventure-challenge/shortlists
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