Well done to the nine Explorer Scouts who completed their Gold Qualifying Expedition

Start date: 21/08/2017, End date: 24/08/2017.

We travelled to the Yorkshire Dales for the acclimatisation Day on 20 August. The Explorer Scouts started their expedition near Studfold camp site, grid ref SE098732 and finished at Askrigg Church, grid ref SD947910. Distance covered: 55 miles (88 km) with 9455 feet (2882 metres) of ascent. They camped at Kettlewell, St. Joseph’s Wood (nr. Aysgarth Falls), and Keld.

Photos here: http://www.20th.org.uk/envira/dofe-gold-qualifying-expedition-2017/