3rd Timperley Cubs: Bibby’s Return

Following 3rd Timperley’s Cubs spring camp challenge 8 of our Cubs returned to Bibby’s Farm for the Pip Hartley Memorial walk. This is a 10 mile Hiking competition designed for Cubs around the local area. Thanks to “The four piglets” amazing display last year 3rd Timperley Cubs entered 2 teams this time around. On Friday the Cubs helped our Scouts who had entered 5 teams into the longer pike view hike set up camp and also got to know the 4th Hale Cubs who had entered for their 1st Time and were camping with us. That evening saw the Cubs relax and play “The best game, Ever!” before an early night as Saturday would be a very, VERY long day. 3RD Timperley’s 2 teams “ The Awesome Foursome” and “The Spicy Dynamites” got up around 06.30 to have a filling breakfast after which each team members had their rucksacks checked over to ensure all the right equipment was packed including first aid kits, whistles, Emergency rations and survival bags. Once everyone was ready it was time for a 20 minute safety briefing at 08.30. Afterwards the Cubs raced back to site to collect their kit so they could be on time (08.51 and 08.54) for the Bolton Mountain rescue kit inspection. Once cleared the teams headed off to route planning. With no help from the leaders each team were give