Tag: HSX

  • Meet the Leaders- Tilly

    Meet the Leaders- Tilly

    Tilly has worked in Scouting all around the World and is constantly looking for new countries to visit, experience the culture of, and to scratch of on her scratch map. Quite the spontaneous traveller, she is currently working as a sea kayak expedition leader in Greece, and in her spare time is working towards other outdoor…

  • Meet the Leaders – Ellis

    Meet the Leaders – Ellis

    Today we introduce to you Ellis. Ellis was a participant in  the HSX Nepal 2013 Expedition where the team visited Everest Base Camp.  She is currently studying Tourism and Management at Exeter University. In her spare time she is part of the Army Officer Training Corps which provides leadership training and opportunities to students. To meet…

  • Meet the Leaders – Rich

    Meet the Leaders – Rich

    Rich has been in HSX since 2008 and is often found competing in mountain marathons as part of TeamHSX. He participated in the Atacama Desert marathon.  7 marathons in 7 days in the highest and driest Desert in the world. To meet the other leaders, and to hear more about our  Pre Expedition Training, Expedition Breakdown,…

  • Meet the Leaders- Chris

    Meet the Leaders- Chris

    Chris has been an active member of HSX since 2006, he joined as a participant to the Nepal 2007 expedition. Fast forward six years and after gaining a wealth of leadership experience with both HSX and assisting with his old Explorer Scout Unit in Petersfield, he returned to the Khumbu Valley, leading the successful Nepal…

  • Patagonia Information and Taster Day.

    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…

  • 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.…

  • Patagonia Recruiting for Ad+Venture

    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…

  • 10 Things You May Not Know About Patagonia!

    10 Things You May Not Know About Patagonia!

    In 2017 a team of Hampshire Scouts and leaders, will take to South America to embark on a 6 week expedition to Patagonian Chile. here are some facts about the area, that you may not know, Enjoy!   The area of Patagonia spans a massive 1,043,076 km2, occupying almost half of Chile and Argentina, and…

  • HSX Antarctica at The OMM

    HSX Antarctica at The OMM

    Over the weekend Ollie and Chris took part in The Original Mountain Marathon (The OMM) a 2-day mountain event, combining endurance, navigation and mountain survival skills: This year’s event was held in the Tweedmuir Hills in the Scottish Borders, and began with a torrential downpour, ensuring we were soaked from the start. To ensure that…

  • Christmas Weekend 2014

    Christmas Weekend 2014

    As is tradition for HSX, December saw the group once again converge on Ferny Crofts Scout Activity Centre for our annual Christmas celebrations. Saturday morning saw participants divide into 6 teams for the adventure race, a 3 hour orienteering race across the New Forest with teams trying to gain as many points as possible. This…