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  • verb Present participle of trek.
  • noun walking in the countryside for pleasure or sport. Usually meaning for a longer period of time than hiking.


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  • I refer to our forbears, who, in trekking from the north to the southernmost tip of Africa centuries ago, braved rivers that are perennially swollen; hacked their way through treacherous jungle and forest; survived the plagues of the then untamed lethal diseases of a multifarious nature that abounded in Equatorial Africa; and wrested themselves from the gaping mouths of the beasts of prey.

    Albert Lutuli - Nobel Lecture

  • Responsible Adventures are among the first trekking companies to design treks in the Himalaya where all refuse resulting from trekking is ecologically disposed of or pact-returned to centers where it can be properly dealt with.

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  • They offer aerobics with a kettle bell, Pilates, Zumba, Step, Yoga and a class called trekking which is like spinning but it takes place on a treadmill.


  • In the end the silence was broken by some commonplace comment; to be replaced by more silence but eventually by a full-on proper conversation which was really pleasant & nice -- the younger of the two (sisters, they were, as it turned out) lives not that far from me, on Charles St, and is a gardener, and the older now lives in Scotland and works for an adventure trekking organization (and is learning Spanish in order to do stuff with Latin American trekking).

    May Day continued

  • No sense in trekking all the way cross town if you work nextdoor to Margon or Cafe Cello, and there are now 3 Midtown locations of Sophie’s Cuban, with a fourth opening soon.

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  • I toyed with the idea of trekking to the Lama's feet myself, just to soak in, at close range, the whole Tibetan Buddhist vibe.

    Dennis Perrin: The Lama-Pope Tour

  • Being a city girl, the idea of trekking to a back country cabin did not appeal to her in the slightest.

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  • Mr. Coats said on Thursday that he relished the idea of trekking out to Governors Island and testing his stamina with the marathon performance (which will be broken up by meal and bathroom breaks).

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  • Unfortunately this meant we had to shelve the idea of trekking, but this didn´t stop us from doing other activities. Recent Updates

  • Unfortunately this meant we had to shelve the idea of trekking, but this didn´t stop us from doing other activities. Recent Updates


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