Sorry not to have posted in a while. To keep you busy until we can report back here are some photos: </a The Cathedral we saw in Bern. Prep for an early morning hike to Bunderspitz at 2,546m The summit in sight. We reached the summit at about 1pm. Good job team. On 1st August … Continue reading KISC Update 9 – We’ve been busy!
Today we are off to the city of Bern,which will be, a nice change in the intense last few days we've just had. Everything is soaking.It turns out that our waters proofs aren't actually waterproof, they lied to us and because of it we suffered, although no one really complained about the our hike yesterday … Continue reading KISC Update 8 – Kim’s Story
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
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!
All safe back from the day's planned activity at Oeschinensee. Full report to follow tomorrow morning! Bedtime!
After the reasonably enjoyable and completely uneventful 19 hour journey from Scout Park at 3am this morning we arrived safely to Kandersteg at 2230. Unfortunately we have the campsite furthest from the car park - so there was a lot of carrying to do before we could set up. Too tired to write anything else … Continue reading KISC Update 4 – Safe Arrival
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
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