Gwentrek is the Gwent Area event for expedition challenges for Scouts and Explorers from across Gwent and beyond. It involves a weekend of hiking challenges, designed to test teamwork, navigation, expedition skills and kit. It has been has been running for over 25 years, and is a recognised activity for young people to gain top awards such as the Chief Scouts Awards and D of E.

Teams of 4-7 compete in different categories to complete a hike with checkpoints and challenges on the route to test scouting skills. This is a competition where teams will be tested on knowledge, self-reliance, kit, navigation and camping skills.

This year the event will be run in the weekend of 29 September 2023 to 1st October 2023

Gwentrek Categories

There are 3 entry categories suitable for all abilities

Gwentrek (GT)

Gwentrek+ (GT+)

Gwentrek Xtreme (GTx)

For more information about this event and how your section can book, see the event link below.