Exmouth teens complete Ten Tors challenge
PUBLISHED: 12:25 11 May 2017
Young adventurers from Exmouth Community College are celebrating after completing the Ten Tors.
The annual challenge, which sees teams of youngsters navigating across Dartmoor, cooking for themselves, camping and being totally self-sufficient, saw two teams of year 10 students take on the 35-mile route, and one team of year 11 students taking on the 45-mile route.
Taking on the trek following six months of training, and having set off at 7.30am on Saturday, May 6, the college’s ‘Nuns Cross’ 35-mile team finished at 9.30am on Sunday, followed by the ‘Princetown’ team at 11.30am, and the 45-mile team, which had one member drop out, at 1.30pm.
A college spokesperson said: “This was a splendid result for all those who trained so hard and the college is most proud of them all.”
The team members were as follows: Nuns Cross 35-mile team: Alec Dunstan, Ben Stuart, Louis Lees, Ben Hushon, Charlie Stott, George Cook; Princetown 35-mile team: Louis Hockings-Cooke, Zacch Lines, Stewart Masters, Thomas Croal, Lily O’Loughlin, Clara Woodhead; 45-mile team: Damien Lis, Sam Moxham, Anya Coles, Katie Down, Lewis Eaglesfield, Gregory Marks.
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