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Why we are fighting Motor Neurone Disease

The HSX Antarctic expedition aims to raise funds to support the motor neurone disease association (MNDA); the UK’s only national charity dedicated to motor neurone disease care for sufferers and cure research. So why are the Antarctica team choosing MNDA as our charity? Twins, Ollie and Tom Robinson have had grandparents directly affected by

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HSX Antarctica on the Road

The past few months have been pretty busy for the team. Having taken the expedition on the road, we’ve been visiting a lot of local Scout units to share our expedition and the spirit of adventure it embodies. Through troop evenings and the ‘South Pole relay’ we’ve been excited to see the enthusiasm

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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.