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Patagonia Information and Taster Day.

So you’ve heard about this expedition to Patagonia, now let’s take it to the next stage. We have organised an information and taster day for you and your parents/guardians. If you would like to know more about; The Leader Team/ Pre Expedition Training/ Expedition Breakdown/Fundraising Opportunities and take part in some activities, then please come along and meet the team on Sunday 24th April, starting at 10am, in a scout hut in Winchester, …Read More

Patagonia Trekking Time-lapse

    Ever wondered what Torres del Paine looked like? In 2017 our expedition will take us to Torres Del Paine National Park, where we will undertake our trekking phase. Have a look at this short time-lapse video taken from across the National Park to find out lots of the places the Patagonia team will be visiting. I’m sure you’ll agree that the locations are quite stunning! Inspired by what you’ve seen? …Read More

Patagonia Recruiting for Ad+Venture

Interested in the HSX Patagonia 2017 expedition but never heard of Hampshire Scout Expeditions before? Why not join us on our annual trip to the Lake District this Easter.   Hampshire Scout Expeditions invite you to Ad+Venture  our annual trip to The Lake District, March 24-28, leaving Thursday evening from various locations around Hampshire. There will be lots of activities available providing introductions to; rock climbing, scrambling, hill walking, gorge scrambling, …Read More


With Christmas quickly approaching, we were all ready to attend our first HSX Christmas weekend, which was made even more exciting by highlighting the fact that in a year’s’ time we will be on our expedition! Saturday Morning started straight away with our first ever attempt at the annual Christmas Adventure race. We managed to enter 3 teams into the Amateur Category, and we were sure that our team, “Pumped …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

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

teamHSX on Meridian News today…

As mentioned yesterday, teamHSX on Atacama were on today’s news. This link takes you to the main article :- http://www.itv.com/meridian-west/ultimate-chile-challenge61727/ and this link is the small snippet on the lunch time bulletin :- http://www.itv.com/meridian-west/afternoon-news39133/ Also, this evening we broke the £1,ooo mark for our Cancer research fundraising.. please help us get to £6,690… Thanks..

Easter Lakes 2010

Many thanks to Clare Symonds for her trip report: Day 0 The Journey On Thursday evening, a small army of Tourneos (9-seater Ford Transits) left Hampshire for the long journey to the Lake District. My Tourneo departed around 18:00 and got there at 01:30! In total we had 55 people at the weekend, including the Peru team, usual HSX members and load of Explorers from across Hampshire and Weymouth. I …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