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Ad+Venture 2013 – Sign Up Now

Ad+Venture is here again promising to be another great trip to the Lake District. Open to all Hampshire Explorers and Network (subject to availability), this is your opportunity to find out what HSX is all about. Typical activities include hiking, climbing, wild camping, abseiling, navigation, mountain leadership skills and of course some QSH (quality shopping hours). We will be leaving on Thursday 28th March and returning 1st April. Staying indoors …Read More

Scuba Diving

5 of us went Scuba Diving today. Besty and Aaron started their PADI Open Water qualification, I took my 3rd open water dive while Clare and Adrian, who are already qualified, went on an organised dive trip to the reef just off shore. In otgher news, Craig has sent details of the welcome presentation out. If you’ve not got the email, then the details are as follows… HSX Belize Homecoming …Read More

Merry Christmas from Belize

Hi all, Merry¬†Christmas¬†from all of us here. Paul and Zoe cooked up a wonderful meal for us all yesterday with a great combination of home comforts (yorkshires) and local dishes (fresh black beans direct from South Belize, just 4 days old). On Christmas Eve, we joined in with the local celebrations in the village. They hosted a party by the beach with a band and lots of food and drink. …Read More

Back from the Jungle

Hi all, We are back from Fireburn. We spent the night in the fieldbase that the last expedition put the roof on. The forest has changed quite a bit since then, as in 2007 there was a big hurricane and the jungle was flattened (the building was okay). The jungle is till regrowing to it’s former glory, and although the forest is still dense on the lower levels, the canopy …Read More

Our plans for the next few days…

We are off to Fireburn for an over-nighter on Wednesday-Thursday. Looking forward to seeing the work the last HSX expedition did over there. We’ll try to give you all an update when we return, so check back Friday evening. In other news, we are approaching the completion of our various projects over here. A few finishing touches on the main cage, planting grass in the area around it, tidying up …Read More