Tag Archives: adventurous training

Essex Army Cadets take on the Rock

Unit: Essex Army Cadet Force
Location: Gibraltar
Date: April 2014
Activities: Caving, kayaking, rock climbing
As everybody celebrated Easter, C Company Essex Army Cadet Force commenced Exercise Dragon Venturer in Gibraltar. For 310 years Gibraltar has faced many challenges as our British Overseas Territory and for one week 40 Army Cadets and 14 instructors faced many of their own. The trip offered the cadets so much...

In The Footsteps of Lawrence – Jordan 2014 – 2427 (Biggin Hill) Sqn ATC

Unit: 2427 (Biggin Hill) Sqn ATC
Location: Jordan
Date: April 2014
Activities: Trekking
BIGGIN HILL AIR CADETS GROUNDBREAKING TREK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LAWRENCE OF ARABIA. On April the 15th 2014 eighteen cadets and 6 staff under the leadership of Flt Lt James Dyer departed from the squadron headquarters at the former RAF station of Biggin Hill for a unique adventure in the deserts...

Blue Tour 2014 – Oxford UOTC

Unit: Oxford UOTC
Location: Adamello and Ortler Alps, Italy
Date: March 2014
Activities: Ski trekking, mountaineering
Challenging, isolating and inspiring, ski touring offers a unique way of exploring the mountains.  Such exploration was one of the main aims of Oxford UOTC’s Exercise Blue Tour, a seven-day ski tour through the Italian Adamello and Ortler Alps. The group of eight Officer Cadets met in Oxford on 27th March...