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Mount Kenya Expedition – FANY (PRVC)

Unit: First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (Princess Royal's Volunteer Corps)
Location: Kenya
Date: March 2017
Activities: Trekking, Mountain climbing
The original concept for the trip to climb Mount Kenya was sown mid-way round our Mini Tour of Mont Blanc in the summer of 2015, for which the Ulysses Trust kindly provided a grant. The FANY links with Kenya started in 1931 with the establishment of a Section of...

Ex Cockney Toubkal – Royal Yeomanry + East Midlands UOTC

Unit: Royal Yeomanry, EMUOTC
Location: Morocco Atlas Mountains
Date: October 2015
Activities: Trekking
From the 26th September to the 11th October 2015 the Royal Yeomanry completed an Adventurous Training expedition in the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco. The main effort of the expedition was to traverse a section of the High Atlas between the Tizi-n-Test pass the the Tizi-n-Tichka pass and hoping to...

1394 – ‘Bintumani Spirit’ – Sierra Leone

Unit: 10 Signal Regiment
Location: Sierra Leone
Date: January 2013
Activities: Mountaineering
Exercise Bintumani Spirit took place in February 2013 in Sierra Leone, West Africa. The expedition consisted predominantly of regular Royal Corps of Signals personnel, but we were joined by Capt Clare Bliss of 243 (V) Field Hospital who came to provide essential medical support. Exercise Bintumani Spirit was an innovative AT...