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Peru 2010

Team arrive in Cusco safely

After a long and tiresome 2 days travelling we are now finally in cusco. The 3 flights all went without any major problems just some small delays. The team are all well and settled into the hotel here. Today we have ventured into the town centre and had a 3 course lunch at ” La Cofradia” a small restaurant. The leaders are getting to grips with currency exchange while the …Read More

Peru Patrols Announced

Peru Patrols Announced The Team will be split into 4 patrols for the expedition, Condor’s, Puma’s, Owl Monkeys and Llama’s. They will all have a leader as the parol mentor to speak to if they have any concerns or worries during the trip. They will  be as follows: Condors Dave King Doug Bennett Will Farmer Katie Bass Bertis Walsh Puma’s Rich (Bram) Joe Bampton Andrew Wride James Craven Owl Monkeys …Read More

New Sponsors On Board for Peru

We are pleased to announce 2 new sponsors who are kindly offering their support to our Peru team. Many thanks for your generosity. http://www.buffwear.co.uk/ For any other sponsorship enquiries, we would be delighted to hear from you – hsxonline(at)gmail(dot)com

Sunny Scotland 2010

The annual HSX Scotland trip this year had 35 people in total attending which included the Peru team as part of their UK based training for the expedition this summer. This year was full of snow and cold conditions as low as -12ºc, The first two days of the trip were filled with essential winter mountaineering skills to help them get through the week. The third and fourth day was …Read More

HSX head to Snowdonia

HSX set off for North Wales on Friday 22nd Jan, we made good time at untill we arrived and couldn’t find the keys. An opportunity for a quick doze while Dave set off to Anglesey to find them. I had drawn the short straw with the bursars and ended up with the sofa for sleeping on – wish it had a guard rail as I fell off both nights! After …Read More

HSX do the Brecons

HSX do the Brecons, by Chris Slater Last weekend saw HSX head off to the Brecon Beacons for a fun filled weekend out in the hills! The weekend was a really busy one with 31 people heading up including the Peru Team and Mark and David from the Malawi team. Staying for the first time at the Glasbury-on-Wye Scout Hut, the HSX members slept inside on the floor of the …Read More

PERU 2010

Like the look of this? ?then join Hampshire Scout Expeditions for their six week expedition to Peru in the summer of 2010 and experience South America! You will get the chance to soak up the atmosphere Peru?s capital Lima, get a feel for the culture and way of life of the local people, get a sense of adventure and achievement in the Andes, carry out a community project and walk …Read More