Tag: Lake District

  • Lakes Adventure 2019

    Lakes Adventure 2019

    This is a long report, but then again, we had lots of adventures! Probably best to grab yourself a cuppa first… Well what an absolute scorcher of a glorious bank holiday weekend that was! Over Easter weekend, 30 Scouts, Explorers, Network and Scout Active Support members from Hampshire Scouts made the annual pilgrimage to Great […]

  • SIGN UP TO THE LAKES Adventure 2019 IS NOW OPEN!!

    SIGN UP TO THE LAKES Adventure 2019 IS NOW OPEN!!

    Calling all Explorers and Network Scouts! Have you got anything planned for Easter weekend? If not don’t worry! Are you 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? Between Thursday 18 April – Monday 22nd April in the Easter Holidays Hampshire Scout Expeditions are running our yearly […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • HSX Cambodia @ The Lake District

    HSX Cambodia @ The Lake District

    After a slow start being stuck in Winchester due to heavy bank holiday traffic, HSX eventually headed up the motorway towards the beautiful Lake District without too much delay. We arrived at 1.30am at Great Tower Scout Activity Centre; bed was the one thing we were all ready for, so we hit the sack. Following […]

  • HSX Ad+Venture

    HSX Ad+Venture

    This Easter 28 Scouts, Explorers, Network and Scout Active Support members return to Great Tower for an amazing weekend of adventure in the Lake District. Arriving in the Lakes on Thursday the team members enjoyed 3 full days of high adventure splitting into different groups each day to experience different activities and areas of the […]

  • #HSXJogle – Easter Training in the Lakes

    #HSXJogle – Easter Training in the Lakes

    With it being Easter, HSX as always have headed to the Great Tower in the Lake District. This year as we’re doing the JOGLE in May, teamHSX JOGLE decided to make it a training weekend and to be honest, I’m pretty glad we did as it was a tough one.. Unfortunately out of the eight […]

  • Ad+Venture 2012 Trip Report

    Day One The Bursars, Russ and Slattergator travelled up early Thursday in the Russ bus we left just before 5am!  The early start gave us an enjoyable afternoon walking up Skiddaw and then we found a little man with ice creams on the way down. Later in the day we met up with the other […]