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Join the team for Challenge #3…

On Saturday 22nd August the team will be completing the third challenge of the year; a half Ironman triathlon on the Isle of Wight. The team will begin by swimming 1.2 miles along the coast, cycle 67 miles around the island, and run a half marathon on top! This follows the two very successful challenges

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University of Brighton Cold Chamber Tests

The team have undergone their first serious test with the extreme cold, following arduous assessment led by Ash Willmott at the University of Brighton’s Sport and Exercise Science Consultancy Unit.

The series of tests were designed to measure the response of the body in the cold and is just one of a number of

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Climbing Challenge Clean Sweep

On Saturday, in 14 hours and 15 minutes, Matt and Joe conquered 200 climbs of the Peak District, thus completing the team’s second challenge of the year! Despite being near the summer solstice, the early morning mist persisted and developed into showers. Evidently, this is becoming a theme of our challenge days now; even

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HSX revolves around taking teams of young leaders, Network and Explorer Scouts to the far corners of the world on rewarding and memorable adventures.


Weekends away in the hills focus on building core technical skills so all members to enjoy the countryside while keeping them selves and others safe. Training is based around both Scout awards and national governing body awards.


From hillwalking to climbing, abseiling to mountain biking - if it's outdoors and fun we'll probably give it a go.


As well as technical outdoor skills, we find that expedition members tend to grow personal skills when faced with the challenges that come their way when stepping out of their comfort zone.