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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 ÂŁ20. If you know anyone interested in joining HSX and finding out what we do this is the weekend to …Read More

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

January Training Weekend – Dartmoor

This year for our January Training Weekend saw us visit Dartmoor for the first time in a while for our ML focused weekend. The rain had been coming down hard all week, so expectation weren’t high for a sunny weekend in Devon. 23 of us travelled down (13 Nepal Expedition Team Members, 3 Ferny Crofts Bursars & 7 HSX Members) to be based out of the Tavistock Scout Hut which …Read More

HSX Training Weekend in North Wales – Oct 2012

So it was that time of year again for HSX to visit North Wales and the beautiful landscapes of Snowdonia, leaving at the standard time of 1800 (on the dot! very uncommon for a HSX trip) from Hampshire and heading for the Cornel Scout Centre near Trefriw; half an hour’s drive from Betws-y-Coed. Arriving weary after the six-hour drive, the group went to bed with anticipation for a good weekend’s …Read More

HSX Christmas Weekend

Hi all, Christmas is fast approaching and with it the annual HSX Adventure Race, Christmas meal and forum! The Christmas weekend will be Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd December.  We’ll be in the lodge at Ferny Crofts and the weekend will be kicking of with the Adventure Race on Saturday morning. The Christmas meal will be on Saturday evening followed by the forum on Sunday morning. The Adventure Race will have …Read More

Ad+Venture 2012 Trip Report

Day One The Bursars, Russ and Slattergator travelled up early Thursday in the Russ bus we left just before 5am!  The early start gave us an enjoyable afternoon walking up Skiddaw and then we found a little man with ice creams on the way down. Later in the day we met up with the other Torneo that contained the Nepal team plus Hannah, Besty and Chris Laws. That evening due …Read More

HSX Weekend in Brecon (or the Black Mountains)

Our January training weekend took us to the Black Mountains & namely Ystradgynlais, a small town north of Swansea. For thos of you who went to Smudge’s Stag Do, it’s the same town. Anyway, we travelled up on Friday night. 10 of us left from our various bases and we met at the Scout Hut in Ystradgynlais, where Richard Brimelow (event director) greeted us with Hot Cross buns… Yum!! Before …Read More

September Training Weekend

HSX September Training weekend is taking place at Ferny Croft on 2-4 September. The main task will be to support the Belize training weekend but there will be the opportunity to complete some of your personal training. Please let Hayley or Craig know if you are able to make the weekend! See you there