verb (used without object), trekked, trek·king.
verb (used with object), trekked, trek·king.
Origin of trek
Examples from the Web for trekking
Trekking at altitude is no easy feat, and each woman pushed herself harder than she thought possible.Motherless Daughters and Parentless Parents Trek to the Andes to Aid Orphans|Allison Gilbert|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This would be their home base while they spent around 10 days trekking through the jungle in search of the perfect new botanical.When a Modern-Day Indiana Jones Met an Adventurous Gin Distiller|Ann Binlot|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On dry land there were dozens of trekking outlets, each offering bike rides, hikes, and laundry service.
A week later—and many more miles of trekking over mountains, across valleys, and through swamps—we found the ruins.
They were lost; or perhaps they had felt the urgent need of trekking from Zululand back to a more peaceful country.Child of Storm|H. Rider Haggard
We had been in possession of our well-appointed hotel table only two days when a sudden order sent us all trekking once again.
Hitherto we had been lucky to have fine weather for trekking, but now it began to rain almost every day.Q.6.a and Other places|Francis Buckley
On arrival at Wonderfontein it was found that trekking was for the time being, finished.The Record of a Regiment of the Line|M. Jacson
The Boers had been observed from Ladysmith hastening away in a continuous stream, trekking North.South Africa and the Boer-British War, Volume I|J. Castell Hopkins
British Dictionary definitions for trekking
verb treks, trekking or trekked
Word Origin for trek
Word Origin and History for trekking
1849 (n.); 1850 (v.), "to travel or migrate by ox wagon," from Afrikaans trek, from Dutch trekken "to march, journey," originally "to draw, pull," from Middle Dutch trecken (cf. Middle Low German trecken, Old High German trechan "to draw"). Especially in reference to the Groot Trek (1835 and after) of more than 10,000 Boers, who, discontent with the English colonial authorities, left Cape Colony and went north and north-east.