Climbing and Navigation

Explorers enjoyed a cold, dark and damp evening at Raywell, climbing, navigation on bearings and pacing and the use of emergency shelters. Great fun and learning new skills for life.

Fells Preparation

Explorers prepared for the Fells Marathon competition with navigation training in the dark at Beverley Westwood. Compass bearings, back bearings, pacing, 6 and 8 figure grid references, time and distance. Conditions in the wind and rain were challenging but they all learnt valuable skills. Thank you to the volunteer leaders that give up their own…

Hike in the Dark

Cherokee Cubs practiced their navigation skills with a muddy hike in the dark around Elloughton Dale.

22nd March 2014 – Wold Challenge Hike

Our Explorers entered 2 teams in the Wold Challenge hike this year. This is a navigation, map and route planning challenge.  The route concentrates on navigating over the moorland and some hills with a mixture of fields and lowland valleys, farmland and woods; the navigation is the key to success.  Our teams did fantastic with…