Winter Challenge



The next Winter Challenge is on 3rd March 2018.

It is an 18 mile hike open to everyone along the Ridgeway in the South of Oxfordshire. You don't have to walk the full 18 miles, just however far you can. There is a mini finish at 9 miles which most Beaver, Cub and young Scout teams aim for but there have been some beavers who surprised everyone by doing the full 18 miles!

Bookings will be opened in the new year for a short period and they are made by completing a Google form for each team. Details about the information needed will be sent out soon and a link to the form will be sent out when bookings open. Please be aware that this event is very popular and reaches maximum capacity (1000 participants) before the closing date.

A team is made up of 4-7 people (adults and young people). Each participant will receive a badge, certificate and a time for however far they walk. It is £5 per participant (adult or young person).

Any funds raised from the event is donated to the County International trips including the World Scout Jamboree and other trios such as Norway and the Winter ski trip.

Want to know more or would like to be added to the mailing list? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name and Scout Group and we'll keep you up to date. There is also a Facebook page with a link to next years event at

We have the following documents that will be of interest the FAQ and the Sponsorship Form

As always we are on the look out for staff for the event, please get in touch if you can help.


Nic, Mark and Sam

The Winter Challenge Team