1. Costs

  1. What are the 2020 challenge costs?
  2. All this included in the cost...
  3. What's not included...
  4. Walk for Free!
  5. How can I pay?
  6. Other things to be considered...
  1. What are the 2020 challenge costs?

    Information below is based on the 2019 challenge, to be used as a guide only and subject to change.

    The total challenge cost for 2019 is £3,590

    Challenge Deposit: £420 

    The cost is based on 2 people sharing a twin room and dormitories on the trail itself (single room not available).

     

    Please Note: The cost of your package has been calculated at the time of the event launch in June 2018. Due to the possible fluctuations in the financial market, for the forthcoming year (2019) and the value of the GBP against the US Dollar, please be aware that should the exchange rate fluctuate above 3% on the cost of the challenge, the charity will, unfortunately, be forced to pass on any increase in costs (or reduce your costs for any decrease if applicable). The final price will be confirmed to you prior to the Final Balance being due, any costs below 3% will be covered by Walk the Walk in Action and will not be passed on. The fluctuations of currency are out of our control, we will keep you informed of any changes.

  2. All this included in the cost...

    • All flights
    • All accommodation on the Challenge
    • All travel to and from Hotels
    • 2 nights in the ICEHOTEL: one night on the ice, one night in the warm accommodation
    • All meals except breakfast and lunch on Day 1 and lunch on Day 5
    • Snowmobile travel to the Mountain Huts
    • Husky sledging 
    • 4 course meal and lift pass to Aurora Sky Station
    • Hire of backcountry skis, boots and poles
    • Hire of leisure Snow suits and snow boots
    • Experienced Mountain Guides & Support Team 

    Walk the Walk Kit

    • Walk the Walk Arctic thermal lined fleece ski hat
    • Walk the Walk High Vis Training Beanie
    • 2 exclusive long-sleeved Arctic Challenge T-shirts
    • Bra to decorate
    • Backpack cover
    • 16 week Training Plan
    • Full Kit & Equipment List - all you need to know to prepare for the Challenge
    • Team Support from the day of registration to the Challenge and beyond
    • Pre-Event Training Day in November
    • Pre-Event 20 Mile Training Walk in January/February (minimum numbers required)

    This also includes protection by health and safety laws, trade description legislation, contract laws and package holidays regulations.

  3. What's not included...

    • Travel Insurance
    • Meals on travel days 1 & 5
    • Personal spending money including other drinks than those provided
    • Overseas registrations may incur postage and packaging charges

  4. Walk for Free!

    Information below is based on the 2019 challenge, to be used as a guide only and subject to change.

    At Walk the Walk if you excel in your fundraising, to thank you for supporting us, we can refund your Tour Costs for the Arctic Challenge. If you intend to raise £2500 or more, then you will be eligible for a potential refund of some of your Tour Costs - please get in touch with the Unique Challenges Team for more details!

    Minimum amount to be raised £750

    Raise £2,500 & WTW will refund £520
    Raise £3,000 & WTW will refund £820

    All Walkers can raise up to £2,999.99 and receive a Refund based on the above breakdown. If you would like to receive a refund of more than £1,000 this means that you will be classed as a Professional Fundraiser under the Charities Act 1992, Section 60. This only applies to you if you intend to raise £4,000 or more and intend to accept the refund.  

    If you would like to receive a Refund of your Tour Costs and intend to raise £4,000 or more, you are required to complete a separate document within 14 days of applying/registering; this is in accordance with the Charity Commission and Charities Act 1992. Please contact [email protected] to be sent a link to this online form.

    Raise £4,000 & WTW will refund £1,220
    Raise £5,000 & WTW will refund £1,870
    Raise £6,000 & WTW will refund £2,520
    Raise £7,000 & WTW will refund £3,170

    The maximum amount that can be refunded to any Walker is the total paid for the standard 5-night stay. This does not include the Deposit, Walker Pack & Kit Fee, booking fee, insurance or personal spending. 

    Click here for the Professional Fundraising Agreement Terms and Conditions. 

  5. How can I pay?

    Information below is based on the 2019 challenge, to be used as a guide only and subject to change.

    There are 3 ways to pay:

    1. Pay in full when registering

    2. Pay the deposit followed by 2 instalments:

    • 3rd September 2018
    • 26th November 2018

    3. Pay by monthly £asyPay Instalments - click here to view

  6. Other things to be considered...

    Other things to be considered...

    Whilst skiing is not essential, other kit is... 

    Non Skiers - Grade 4 dry slope certificate is required.

    Essential Kit 

    • Ski Style Daypack/Backpack
    • Ski Goggles
    • High quality Ski Gloves or Mittens
    • Windproof trousers or ski trousers
    • Gortex windproof jacket
    • Down jacket
    • Thermals - 2 sets of long sleeved thermal undergarments
    • Neoprene Face Mask
    • Full head balaclava

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