The route then moves up through the former sandpit and will connect to the Stradbally Road via the planned Summerhill housing development.
After the treasure hunt the scouts set up camp once again in the sandpit in Graignamanagh, where they cooked dinner and took part in several wide games.
The airport sandpit is still closed and millions of dollars of potential revenue has been lost from lack of sales of filling sand.
Aside from moving onto some of the Nordic Ski Club's land, the sandpit in the area would have also been disrupted if the application were approved.
The ground is dwarfed by seven giant cranes, used as part of a renovation scheme which has reduced a huge bank of terracing to a giant sandpit .
He said the council refused the company retention based on the location of the sandpit so close to a public water supply and the fear of the water source to Durrow, Clonkee and Ballinakill becoming polluted or contaminated.
Gallipoli resembled a huge sandpit full of precipices, endless ravines and impassable ridges covered in thick scrub.
The group, joined by three international artists for the project, works in a roped-off sandpit watched by passers-by.
She said she personally visited the sandpit on May 27 and observed that drivers were, in fact, covering their loads with tarpaulins.
They nest gregariously in sandy roadways and trails, bulldozed sandy fields, and sandpits .