KISC update 7 – Hiking, hiking and rain

Group B left at 10.30 on Sunday to hike up to the Frundenhutte, a mountain hut 2562m above sea level, for an ice-climbing and glacier workshop. It was a challenging hike, but worth it for the incredible views of the lake and surrounding scenery. We arrived in good time and had a couple of hours … Continue reading KISC update 7 – Hiking, hiking and rain

KISC Update 6 – Hiking, Swimming and lost glasses!

Yesterday (Saturday) we hiked a long way up a steep path to the lake at Oeschinen. Check twitter for the pics! We also had tickets for the Rodelbahn, (or summer sled run) which was really fun. Today we pioneered a camp sofa and gateway! Some of us also took a cable car back up to … Continue reading KISC Update 6 – Hiking, Swimming and lost glasses!

KISC Update 3 – Final preparations complete

This weekend we pitched, cleaned, waterproofed, repaired and packed away the eight canvas patrol tents that we are taking to Kandersteg. We also sorted and cleaned the boxes of cooking equipment and checked and double checked all the other group kit, sorting it into numbered boxes as we went. Thanks to all Explorers who came … Continue reading KISC Update 3 – Final preparations complete

KISC Update 2 – Bag Packing Success

Over the weekend of the 13/14 July 2013 our Explorers came and packed bags for customers at the checkouts of Sainsbury's Muswell Hill.  . In return for this help almost every customer gave a donation - including a few £10 notes! Over both days we raised a satisfying £2,112.96 for our impending summer camp to … Continue reading KISC Update 2 – Bag Packing Success