Camping, Hiking, Wild Camping

West Highlands Hillwalking

For WWESU’s 2022 annual October Half Term Hillwalking Trip we returned to the great mountain ranges of Scotland, this time to Fort William and the West Highlands. Read on to find out what we got up to… Sunday Kicking off with an early 5am start outside Scout Park, our group of 8 Explorers and 2 […]

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Hiking, Wild Camping

T1 Permit Assessments: Snowdonia

A few weekends ago, we were back in Snowdonia, exploring the beautiful hills of the National Park once again. However, this time, two of our Explorers, Freddy and Oscar, and one of our Leaders, Livia, had been preparing for an assessment. The T1 Scout permit would allow them to lead groups up many of the […]

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Water Activities, Wild Camping

THE RIVER SPEY: From Source to Sea*

At Wild Wolf the Leaders are just as active as the Explorers. Every winter a group of us travel to a distant corner of the British Isles to undertake a challenging expedition, partly to develop and hone our own skills, but mostly just because we enjoy being outside, walking, canoeing and wild camping. This year […]

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Hiking, Scouting Skills, Wild Camping

John’s ML assessment!

During May half-term, I travelled to Snowdonia for my Mountain Leader assessment at Plas Y Brenin: the culmination of over two years of trips in mountainous terrain within Scouting and independently, with the aim of gaining this professional qualification in mountain leadership. After being picked up by the shuttle at Llandudno Junction on the Sunday […]

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