Caribbean Hiking Adventures Limited
Caribbean Hiking Adventures Limited (CHA) is one of the largest and most distinguished hiking operators in Trinidad and Tobago. Formed in 2010, CHA has continually grown in membership and has established a respectable reputation in Trinidad and Tobago and the region providing high quality services for individuals, corporations, and groups in the sector of outdoor activities and events.
With over 10,000 online members, we employ a team of fourteen (14) dedicated hike leaders committed to making the outdoors of Trinidad and Tobago enjoyable and safe to all our customers.
As an organisation, we promote the protection of nature and support sustainable development, by supporting local communities and entrepreneurs in areas that we operate.
Hiking in beautiful Trinidad and Tobago
CHA offers a verity of hiking trails and destinations throughout the length and breath of Trinidad and Tobago. From beautiful majestic waterfalls, secluded white sand beaches, mountain peaks, nature trails, country trails, and family trails. We welcome hikers of all experience levels, and while we offer a range of hiking choices, those hikers seeking moderate to challenging hiking opportunities will find plenty of hiking options that meet their desires.
Every year we journey to our beautiful sister island Tobago. There we take hikers on the many trails or to the many waterfalls on the island. We also enjoy beautiful natural attractions such as the Buccoo Reef and Nylon Pool, to name a few, and take our hikers on many adventures (horse back riding, zip lining, ATV tours, and day or night time boat cruises).
In 2011, CHA conducted its first overseas hiking tour to the beautiful Caribbean island of St. Vincent. During that tour we hiked to the world famous La Soufriere Volcano. Since then, CHA has hiked overseas in Central America, South America, North America and other Caribbean Islands.
The following is a list of overseas hiking tours done by our group:
|2011||St Vincent & the Grenadines||La Soufriere Volcano|
|2012||Guyana||Overland tour & Kaiteur Falls|
|2013||Grenada||Mt. Qua Qua, Tufton Hall Falls & Mt. St. Catherine|
|2014||Peru||Inca Trail & Ruins &Macchu Picchu|
|2015||Peru & USA||Inca Trail & Macchu Picchu; Grand Canyon & Havasu Falls|
|2016||Costa Rica||Mt. Chirripo / San Gerardo de Rivas, White water rafting|
For 2017 CHA’s overseas adventure will be to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands (details to be announced)
CHA also does special events and outdoor team building activities. We have conducted the annual LNG Power challenge for over 10 years. This event is an individual and team based adventure race, which takes place over a three day period and includes swimming, hiking, trail running, mountain biking, kayaking and obstacle courses.
Fusion and Fusion Lite
CHA and Fusion has partnered even prior to the incorporation of CHA as a corporate entity. Our founder, Richard Lewis, has been part of the fusion organisation and management team from the inception of Fusion in 2006.
Our role in Fusion ranges from scouting and preparation of trails to race day management and logistics. The CHA team, represented by Richard Lewis and Adrian Bernard, dedicate numerous hours to their task.
We also prepare teams and individuals for fusion and other adventure races, and annually send (3) teams to participate in Fusion Adventure Race.
The one who lives and loves the Outdoors. Richard does hiking, hunting, camping, fishing, plays cricket and football and is an accomplished martial artist and certified karate referee. The sky is the limit for him. Soft spoken but firm, he is a team player and leads by example. Richard is chairman of Caribbean Hiking Adventures Limited and under his leadership, you are in good hands.
A fitness enthusiast with ENERGY FOR ALL. Has a passion for hiking. She’s firm, responsible and never backs down from a challenge. She motivates others and takes great pleasure in helping those who are in need of a little extra help. Rhonda assists with most areas of the company and has specific responsibility for the scheduling of hikes and sales of the company branded merchandise
Just like his life’s motto once he starts moving no obstacle can stop him. He is always on call and his strength, passion and warm personality earned him a special place among the hearts of the hikers. Adrian’s main roles encompass that of our Public Relations Officer and is known to perform any other task in between .His personal goal is to carry the torch of CHA to greater heights and leave a legacy that will last for generations.
Better known as Lamy. His functions is not only trail management but also water safety. He also performs a special function of “runner” where he goes ahead to make sure the trail is secure and assisting all the struggling hikers. Lamy defines the name Mr Fit and never backs down from a challenge, is very friendly and loves to ole talk, laugh but firm when the situation demands it.
Thomas Sealy has a strong passion for 5k road races and his love for nature is just as strong. He’s an observer of people, which is very beneficial as a hike leader, as the hikers will be under the careful watch of his eyes. He’s funny and enjoys a good laugh and great company. He can be easily stimulated into an intellectual debate which will have a healthy outcome. Loyal to his calling, whether in a social setting or among friends or family, Thomas stands firm on what he believes which is highly recommended as a hike leader.
A professional by day and adventure by weekend. Adrian brings on only his analytical skills to the team but is very communal, fun personality that seems to never ending. He is a devoted nature enthusiast, always ready to lend support and one of the most dependable and entertaining individual on a trail.
Cool and easy going by nature, but like all forces of nature can be become unpredictable at a moment’s notice. Curtis is quite sociable, chiastic individual with a heart as big as one’s imagination. A manager by profession, he brings a nice mix of calm wisdom and fitness to the CHA family.
Friendly, patient and a nature enthusiast. With his ever watchful eye fills the role as out water safety expert. His fun, loving, passionate personality and his need to put other before himself has made him an exceptional leader and an even better friend.
A favorite with the hikers, Chell always tend to gravitate to those who need to be encouraged and sometimes cajoled into not giving up. Quite the adventurer, she will be the first to rappel, rock climb, or zip line, name the adventure she will be right up front ready to go. A lover of the outdoors Chell is quite at home in the water, river or sea. Diminutive, but fearless fun to be around and always a pose and smile at the ready.
Energetic by nature, Maynard is known as a Titan on the trail. A fervent competitor in fusion, road running, swimming and spin enthusiasts and any other sporting active. Compelled to achieve perfection he has effectively and efficiently lived up to our motto “always one step ahead”
Very few words can describe him but one “pastor”. With his faith carried across his heart, and determination over his shoulders he is always smiling, willing to assist anyone in need and once your hiking with him you are sure to finish with a smile.
Strong, independent and resolve are her life’s motto that drives Deborah both on and off the trial. An ardent road runner, her passion and hunger for nature infused with her desire to rise above her challenges has made her dominate force within the hiking community.
Support Hike Leaders
Christian is an avid karate and cricket enthusiast; he joined the CHA family just about a year ago as a hiker for fun. He hastily fell in love with Mother Nature and the many challenges he has encountered on trails. Dripping with determination he soon elevated to the ranks of a Hike Leader, his duties consist of both administrative and hike management duties.
To find out more about us or any of our events, please contact either:
Richard Lewis @ 1-868-788-8478
Adrian Rush @ 1-868-789-0570
Rhonda Beckles-Lewis @ 1-868-716-5679
Or e-mail us at: email@example.com
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