Please note this information relates to the 2018 event. 2019 bookings are open but information is still being updated and will be available shortly.

Taking the expedition challenge further!

Hike, camp and hike again. Brave enough to take it on?

Gwentrek 2018, 28 - 30 Sept, Book now!


Ages 10-13, teams of 4 to 7.

A great way to experience Gwentrek from the new to the seasoned Scout. Leaders can accompany their teams around the route just for peace of mind. This level of the competition is designed to get new people involved and the chance to get some experience, in a few years they will tackle GT+.

Gwentrek Plus

Ages 10-13, teams of 4 to 7, leader-less

Take on the challenge of GT+, teams compete without leaders for the whole weekend. Feeling independent, feeling lucky? Teams will be expected to compete on the GT route and be self sufficient. Bring it on!

Gwentrek Extreme

Ages 13-18, teams of 4 to 7, mental

Feeling brave? Take on Gwentrek Extreme, a specially designed route for the slightly deranged. This is for older Scouts and Explorers that feel the need for a real challenge, are you tough enough?


Gwentrek is the ultimate expedition challenge for Scouts and Explorers in Gwent.

Be self sufficient, walk against the clock in teams with or without leaders. If that isn't enough if you find the normal routes too easy and fancy a bigger challenge take on GTx!

All you have to do is take part in the expedition, take on the bases, cook, camp and navigate for yourselves - do this with as little leader support as possible to earn the maximum points and win the trophy.

Quick info

Booking deadline: Friday 21 September

Teams should be able to pitch tents & camp safely

Teams should be able to plan their own route

This is a navigation exercise, teams should be able to read maps and make relevant decisions

Teams should be able to cook their meals

Getting started is easy, if you are a leader register your group today.

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