Exmouth teens complete Ten Tors challenge

Exmouth Community College's Nuns Cross 35 mile Ten Tors team: Alec Dunstan, Ben Stuart, Louis Lees,

Exmouth Community College's Nuns Cross 35 mile Ten Tors team: Alec Dunstan, Ben Stuart, Louis Lees, Ben Hushon, Charlie Stott, George Cook. - Credit: Archant

Young adventurers from Exmouth Community College are celebrating after completing the Ten Tors.

Exmouth Community College's Princetown 35 mile Ten Tors team: Louis Hockings-Cooke, Zacch Lines, Ste

Exmouth Community College's Princetown 35 mile Ten Tors team: Louis Hockings-Cooke, Zacch Lines, Stewart Masters, Thomas Croal, Lily O'Loughlin, Clara Woodhead. - Credit: Archant

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.

Exmouth Community College's 45 miles Ten Tors team: Damien Lis, Sam Moxham, Anya Coles, Katie Down,

Exmouth Community College's 45 miles Ten Tors team: Damien Lis, Sam Moxham, Anya Coles, Katie Down, Lewis Eaglesfield, Gregory Marks. - Credit: Archant