Tag: Hampshire

  • The Tour Du Mont Blanc

    The Tour Du Mont Blanc

    The group photo taken outside Heathrow airport on the 5thSeptember featured 7 members of Hampshire Scout Expeditions who were about to embark on a challenging expedition to trek the famous Trail Du Mont Blanc. None of us truly knew the immense task ahead that we had signed up for. The route in question was to […]

  • Sign up for the Lakes Adventure 2018 is Open!!

    Sign up for the Lakes Adventure 2018 is Open!!

    Calling all Explorer and Network Scouts! 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? ( Here’s a video of last year!)  Between Thursday 29th March -Monday 2nd April in the Easter Holidays Hampshire Scout Expeditions are running a trip to the Lake District. We will be staying […]

  • Next Stop (in 18 hours…)- Patagonia!!

    Next Stop (in 18 hours…)- Patagonia!!

    After a great farewell presentation yesterday, wishing their parents and loved ones Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and a Happy Birthday somewhere thrown in the mix, the Patagonia team made their way to the airport today, to set off on their 4 week expedition. Everyone in HSX wishes you a safe flight, we hoped you […]

  • Training Round Up: HSXPat2017 Part 2

    Training Round Up: HSXPat2017 Part 2

    With a new year came a chance for another year of adventures- this is 2017 so far…. January- Dartmoor The weekend started with a drive down to a scout hut in Dartmoor. We were very excited to receive our first Patagonia team kit. We were each given a light blue t-shirt which had our Patagonia […]

  • 2016 Training Round Up : HSXPat17

    2016 Training Round Up : HSXPat17

    Below is a little debrief of all the 2016 training we have done so for Patagonia 2017- Our 4 week expedition to Chilean Patagonia over Christmas and New Year 2017. We hope you Enjoy! June- Ferny Crofts This training weekend was to introduce ourselves and do some team building. We started the weekend by developing our […]

  • It’s A Good Day To Have Great Adventures

    It’s A Good Day To Have Great Adventures

    This Easter 47 Explorers, Network and Scout Active Support members returned to Great Tower for an amazing weekend walking, climbing and ghyll scrambling in the Lake District. Arriving on Thursday, some at a respectable time, others at 1:30 am after getting lost near (not in) a ford, everyone’s beds were calling for a good night’s […]

  • Sign up for The Lakes Ad+Venture 2017 is open!!

    Sign up for The Lakes Ad+Venture 2017 is open!!

    Hello One and All! The time has come to sign up for The Lakes 2017!! Trip takes place from Thursday 13th April- Monday 17th April, aiming to leave Ferny Crofts @ 6pm We will be staying in indoor accommodation at Great Tower SAC and will have a packed weekend of walking, climbing and Ghyll Scrambling. […]

  • 30 Spectacular Years of Adventure

    30 Spectacular Years of Adventure

    ” I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it’s very difficult to find anyone.” “I should think so- in these parts! We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty, disturbing, uncomfortable things! Make you later for dinner, I can’t think what anybody sees […]

  • Am I fit enough for an expedition?

    Am I fit enough for an expedition?

    If any member of HSX were given £1 for every time somebody asked the question, “Am I fit enough to join one of your expeditions?”  or questioned whether they are the right person for “that kind of adventure” I think we would all be in a position to quit our jobs, buy a round the […]

  • Phase 2 – Patagonia 2017

    Phase 2 – Patagonia 2017

      The second phase of our expedition is participating in a community project. As many of you know, our expedition to Patagonia will take place over a 6 week period, Christmas and New Year 2017. Our expedition is split into four phases, acclimatisation, the community project, trekking and also some R and R. Scouting has […]