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Antarctica 2018

Check out the HSX Antarctica website

The six members of HSX Antarctica, led by Joe Doherty, will attempt to become the first Scout expedition in the world to ski to the South Pole then kite ski back, a total distance of 1,400 miles. To find out more about this exciting world first for the Scout Association check out the website.

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HSX Antarctica Adventure Underway

Our intrepid polar adventurer Joe Doherty is now well into his expedition to Antarctica.

You can follow his adventures on the HSX Antarctica webpage – click Read More for links.

Joe started his epic trek three weeks ago, and has now skied halfway to the South Pole. He is expected to arrive shortly after the New Year – weather

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Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success.

A lot has changed since Shackleton posted this ad prior to his Endurance Expedition, however the sentiment remains the same.

As I sit here typing, the wind is blowing outside of my window but the sun is still shining despite the year approaching the winter months.  This now gets me to thinking about the colder months and everything HSX

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Jurassic Triple – The Challenge of all Challenges!

“Who said that was the Rollercoaster? Rollercoaster are meant to be fun… that was more like the Hills of Hell!”


Two weeks after completing the Jurassic Triple, the team have just about recovered from what has been the single hardest challenge to date. Running a marathon is often regarded as one of the hardest physical and mental endurance

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