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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 group skills via frisbee golf, crate stacking, and a pioneering activity where we had to …Read More

HSX head to Snowdonia

HSX set off for North Wales on Friday 22nd Jan, we made good time at untill we arrived and couldn’t find the keys. An opportunity for a quick doze while Dave set off to Anglesey to find them. I had drawn the short straw with the bursars and ended up with the sofa for sleeping on – wish it had a guard rail as I fell off both nights! After …Read More

Malawi Expedition – Trip report

Below we have a few word from Expedition Member David Cribb. Pictures coming soon. Well, I think in general we had a pretty good expedition. Now that we?re all back in the UK and most of the group has gone back to work or college or school, we?re often seeing things that remind us of our time in Malawi, still making jokes made in Malawi and genuinely happy that we …Read More

Alan and Craig Pass their ML Assessment

Congratulations to HSX Leader Craig and Alan on passing their ML(Summer) award this week. They both said that it was a tough and stressful week but thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Craig and Alan completed the 5 day assesment which included group management, safety on steep ground, micro navigation and a two night expedition. They completed this at the National Mountain Centre – Plas Y Brenin in Snowdonia. Well done guys.

North Wales – 16th – 18th Jan 2009

What a great weekend… Firstly we had a good number of people there… Russ, Tom, Lawso, Smudge, Footlong, Everest Dave, Brimelow, Ollie R, Chris S, Nutmeg, Tom R, Besty, Steve & myself.. Also we test stayed in a new place… Coetmor Mill, which everyone agreed was a better place even though it was cold and didn’t have mattresses or comfy chairs!! Anyway, Saturday we went into three groups.. one group …Read More