Adventurous Scout Leaders from Essex joined hundreds of other young people and adults in Scouting, in challenging weather conditions by taking part in The Southern 50 Challenge Hike, an annual navigation activity event in the Chiltern Hills of Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

A total of nearly 80 teams of four from across the UK took part in one of three routes, 50 miles, 50 kms or 30 kms, and the participants had 24 hours to complete their task. Just before they started the event they were given twenty different six figure map references which pointed to checkpoints, and they had to successfully navigate to each of these checkpoints in order.

The Scout Leaders from Halstead & Colne Valley completed the event in

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