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Suisse Adventure Walking Leaders

Hampshire Scouting is returning to Kandersteg in the Swiss Alps from 8-23 August 2020, with nearly 200 Explorers and Network members. HSX members with T1 or T2 permits are invited to come along to lead mountain walks. Staff cost is £450 (travel, food and indoor accommodation). Plus free time to explore the Alps. For more information, contact info@hsx.org.uk or visit https://www.hampshirescouting.org.uk/suisse-adventure-2020/

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Your Next HSX Adventure

Bored of sitting at home at the weekend? HSX has a range of big adventures coming up across the UK and around the world. Activities include hillwalking in the Brecons, Snowdonia, and Peak District; a long Easter weekend in the Lakes; and a winter mountaineering weekend in Scotland. For more information, contact info@hsx.org.uk.

Queen’s Birthday Honour for Adam!

Congratulations to our Chairman, Adam Jollans, who received an MBE yesterday. I think you will all agree with us it is very much deserved. Adam has worked hard not just for us, but for Scouting in general and remains a very active member of the Association both locally and on an international level. Adam joins Russ Parke, the founding member of HSX in his receipt of this prestigious honour. https://www.basingstokegazette.co.uk/news/17692581.queens-birthday-honour-for-hampshire-scouts-expedition-chair-adam-jollans/

Lakes Adventure 2019

This is a long report, but then again, we had lots of adventures! Probably best to grab yourself a cuppa first… Well what an absolute scorcher of a glorious bank holiday weekend that was! Over Easter weekend, 30 Scouts, Explorers, Network and Scout Active Support members from Hampshire Scouts made the annual pilgrimage to Great Tower in the Lake District for a luscious weekend of walking, climbing, camping and ghyll …Read More

SIGN UP TO THE LAKES Adventure 2019 IS NOW OPEN!!

Calling all Explorers and Network Scouts! Have you got anything planned for Easter weekend? If not don’t worry! Are you interested in a long weekend of climbing, ghyll scrambling (Abseiling waterfalls and jumping and sliding into pools of water) and hiking in the Lake District? Between Thursday 18 April – Monday 22nd April in the Easter Holidays Hampshire Scout Expeditions are running our yearly trip to the Lake District, staying at Great Tower Scout Activity Centre. Cost: £155 all-inclusive …Read More

Joe Doherty – Epic Adventurer!

After 2044 km and 61 days, Joe Doherty reached the end of his Antarctic expedition, having skied from the Messner Start to the South Pole and kite-skied back to Hercules Inlet. This is an awesome achievement, and our congratulations go to Joe and to his family, friends and sponsors who have supported him. “We are all better than we know, if we could only be made to realise this then …Read More

HSX Antarctica – Xmas on Ice

Joe is making great progress in his Antarctica expedition, and is currently on Day 39 of the trek. If everything goes to plan, he should reach the South Pole on Sunday 6 January, and then have a few days rest before kite-skiing back to the coast. Meanwhile, we’ve received this photo of Joe enjoying Christmas dinner on ice. For all the latest news and photos, and to follow Joe’s daily …Read More

HSX and New Members

HSX is always looking for new members, who are inspired by epic expeditions from Nepal to Cambodia to Antarctica, and want to undertake similar adventures themselves. We have recently produced an HSX promotional postcard to attract new members, which is available in hardcopy format from Jamie. Send a message to info@hsx.org.uk for information on membership and details of forthcoming HSX activities and expeditions. New members are especially encouraged to consider …Read More