Dates: Thursday 28th June - Saturday 7th July
Depart on the Scillonian (16.30)
Travel to Gatwick on the overnight train (21.45)
Fly Norwegian Airlines to Oslo (09.20)
Tube into the city and walk to Anker Hostel where we will complete packing for the expedition before spending the evening exploring the city. A small polythene bag of travel clothes will be left in a locker whilst we are away.
Return to Anker hostel in Oslo and enjoy more of the city including a celebratory evening meal
Return flight to Gatwick (13.05) followed by train down to Penzance arriving at 23.10 and stay at Penzance YHA.
Scillonian departs at 10.15 and arrives back at 13.00 where parents can make arrangements to collect their child.
Rucksack 65Ltr Max
Poly bag to line rucksack
Trekking socks x3
Walking trousers x2 (not jeans or joggers)
Underwear + pyjamas + flip-flops
First aid kit to include blister kit
Personal health & medicines
Sun-cream (Min SPF 20)
Toilet paper (emergency)
Water carrier (platypus)
3 wicking tops for expedition
6 food bags
Spending money (Norwegian Kroner)
Money to purchase snacks
Passport plus photocopy of main page handed in before trip
£25 emergency money for possible delays due to weather
Small toilet bag & 2 small towels
You should travel in clothes that you will feel comfortable in and allow you manage your rucksack on and off trains. E.g. jeans and trainers. Personal money, music systems, mobile phones etc are taken at student’s own risk.