S50 Challenge

10th February 2018

Each team must comprise of between 3 - 5 participants, all of whom must be members of The Scout Association or Girl Guiding UK.

There are THREE routes, 50 miles and 50km open to all and a 30km route for  Explorer Scouts only. The event is a test of good orienteering skills as well as physical ability and teamwork.

The route will not be disclosed until the day of the event. All teams therefore start with exactly the same chance of winning a trophy.

C20 Challenge

21st October 2017

The Chiltern 20 Challenge Hike is open to all members of The Scout Association who are in the Scout Troop Section born after 21st April 2003.

The Challenge is a test of physical ability as well as good orienteering.

The team composition is very flexible. Teams can comprise three, four or five Scouts with or without an accompanying Leader.


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27th June 2017

Chiltern 20 Challenge - Entries Open This Weekend

Entries for the 2017 event will open at midnight on Saturday 1st July 2017, you can enter here.

Please read all event details carefully, there are changes to the rules and kit list make sure that all team members read them and that your Scout Leader's read them as well.

The Chiltern 20 Essential Guide will be available soon to view and print.

14th February 2017

Southern 50 Challenge - Results & Reports

The Results and Report for the 2017 Southern 50 Challenge are now available to view or download. 

Congratulations to all our competitors and a massive thank you to the team of helpers which without the event would never happen.

Did you leave anything behind see lost property.

Other reports, photos and video from the event will appear soon, check out our Facebook page for photos and comments on this years event from all of you. Relive the whole event as it happened on Twitter, with photos and tweets.


10th February 2017

Southern 50 Challenge - Not Long Now

After months of preparation by the organisers and endless training walks by the teams its almost time for the big event.

I hope you are all prepared for the weekend be you a walker or a marshal. Its no secret that the current forecast shows that there will be light snow through Friday evening into Saturday morning. The current thick cloud cover in the Chilterns should keep the temperature just above freezing..
As for any challenge like this the key is to be prepared for the weather conditions you will be walking in. Weather in the British hills is very changeable so make sure you have adequate layers from base through to shell. Hat and gloves they are in your kit list wear them, a hat will stop lots of heat escaping through your head, bald or otherwise.
We will be keeping a watchful eye on the weather and road conditions and will update you if necessary.
We look forward to seeing you all at Tring School later today for what looks to be another fantastic Southern 50 Challenge. #Southern50

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