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Trip Report

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 -12Âșc, 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

Ad+Venture 2009, The Lake District. 9th-13th April

Thursday 9th The first bus, driven by Russ (and later Alan) was scheduled to leave ferny-crofts at about 0900hrs. Also on-board where Besty, Rich, Becky, Ruth, Andrew and Ollie, a new recruit from South-sea (NOT Portsmouth!). We arrived at great tower at about 1530, and after dumping our bags in our rooms, we put the tents up for the Malawi team (who where scheduled to arrive later). We also helped …Read More

North Wales – 16th – 18th Jan 2009

What a great weekend… Firstly we had a good number of people there… Russ, Tom, Lawso, Smudge, Footlong, Everest Dave, Brimelow, Ollie R, Chris S, Nutmeg, Tom R, Besty, Steve & myself.. Also we test stayed in a new place… Coetmor Mill, which everyone agreed was a better place even though it was cold and didn’t have mattresses or comfy chairs!! Anyway, Saturday we went into three groups.. one group …Read More