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30 Spectacular Years of Adventure

” I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it’s very difficult to find anyone.” “I should think so- in these parts! We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty, disturbing, uncomfortable things! Make you later for dinner, I can’t think what anybody sees in them.” Unlike Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit, who is dead set against any kind …Read More

HSX Antarctica at The OMM

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

HSX Christmas Adventure Race

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

September Training Weekend

The weekend will take place at Ferny Crofts from Friday evening, 30th August til Sunday afternoon, 1st September. We will be staying in the lodge. There is an exciting program set out including providing individual action plans and a BBQ on Sunday afternoon. The cost for the weekend will be £20. If you know anyone interested in joining HSX and finding out what we do this is the weekend to …Read More

Finally… It’s here….

This weekend we finally set off for John O’groats to start our seven day JOGLE epic… We’ll try and post twitter updates so look for #HSXJOGLE and if any of you, your friends or families want to donate, they can here…. https://mydonate.bt.com/events/hsxjogle Wish us luck…. teamHSX doing the JOGLE….

#HSXJogle – Easter Training in the Lakes

With it being Easter, HSX as always have headed to the Great Tower in the Lake District. This year as we’re doing the JOGLE in May, teamHSX JOGLE decided to make it a training weekend and to be honest, I’m pretty glad we did as it was a tough one.. Unfortunately out of the eight of us doing the JOGLE only five could make it to the Lake District (Dave, …Read More

teamHSX on Atacama – All Done (& who won the prize pot)

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

Details on the course for the Atacama Crossing

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