Below is a little debrief of all the 2016 training we have done so for Patagonia 2017- Our 4 week expedition to Chilean Patagonia over Christmas and New Year 2017. We hope you Enjoy! June- Ferny Crofts This training weekend was to introduce ourselves and do some team building. We started the weekend by developing our group skills via frisbee golf, crate stacking, and a pioneering activity where we had to …Read More
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Over the weekend Ollie and Chris took part in The Original Mountain Marathon (The OMM) a 2-day mountain event, combining endurance, navigation and mountain survival skills: This year’s event was held in the Tweedmuir Hills in the Scottish Borders, and began with a torrential downpour, ensuring we were soaked from the start. To ensure that no team has an unfair advantage over fellow competitors, route maps are handed out on …Read More
As is tradition for HSX, December saw the group once again converge on Ferny Crofts Scout Activity Centre for our annual Christmas celebrations. Saturday morning saw participants divide into 6 teams for the adventure race, a 3 hour orienteering race across the New Forest with teams trying to gain as many points as possible. This year the race was “expertly” organised by Andy Humphreys, Josh Hicks and Alan Braithwaite, who …Read More
Christmas time was once again celebrated by the HSX Christmas weekend, and with it the infamous Adventure Race. After a stock up on supplies for the gruelling 3 hour event and a quick brief we all set out in the muddy new forest. As we all had different tactics the start of the race was manic with all the pairs running off in different directions to the check points. …Read More
HSX Christmas weekend – 21st to 23rd December 2012 Friday The weekend started with 10 members of the Nepal team packing bags for Tesco customers in Marchwood. It was busy and hard work, but well worth it as we raised over £500 for the Nepal trip. Things started to quieten down around 6:30 so we took the decision to head to Ferny Crofts where Alan and Tom had prepared a …Read More
Our very own Lucky CFO Alan Braithwaite went out into the New Forest yesterday with two other lucky readers of Trail Running Magazine, the Editor & a photographer to do an article for next autumns edition of Trail Running Magazine. We can ensure you it will be worth a read.
So…… That’s it.. All done and dusted… And what an awesome experience/adventure we all had. I won’t bother putting a trip report up here, I think Chris’ blog updates and the awesome photos tell the story… However, I will put a couple of things on here. Firstly, I want to link you to one of the other runners post race thoughts… What a write up and he says it all …Read More
teamHSX on Atacama recieved emails today with details on the course… It makes for interesting reading.. Distance of Each Stage The approximate distances of each stage are detailed below. There are checkpoints approximately every 10 kilometers / 6 miles along the course where volunteers and a medical doctor are stationed to give you water and support. Each checkpoint also has a tent providing shade. Stage 1 – 35.2 km …Read More
As mentioned yesterday, teamHSX on Atacama were on today’s news. This link takes you to the main article :- http://www.itv.com/meridian-west/ultimate-chile-challenge61727/ and this link is the small snippet on the lunch time bulletin :- http://www.itv.com/meridian-west/afternoon-news39133/ Also, this evening we broke the £1,ooo mark for our Cancer research fundraising.. please help us get to £6,690… Thanks..
As with every year, HSX had their annual forum on the approach to Christmas and has been the tradition for the past three years, this year was also the Adventure Race. Once again, the weather kept us on our toes. 2008 had rain and floods, 2009 had ice and cold and 2010 saw a fresh supply of snow dump on the Friday night.. Anyway, thanks to Chris Laws for putting …Read More