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Ex Snow Queen – Glasgow + Lanarkshire Bn ACF

Unit: A & B Troop RA and A Platoon RHF of Glasgow & Lanarkshire Bn ACF
Location: Sportwelt Austria
Date: January 2016
Activities: Skiing
“Amazing, Fantastic, Brilliant” It may have been 07.30 am when the group of 36 cadets and 7 adults left Glasgow but there was not a thing that could have dampened their excitement for the ski trip to Salzburger Sportwelt in Austria, not even the thought of 30 hours of travel....

Exercise Alpine Arc – Oxford University Officer Training Corps

Unit: Oxford UOTC, British Army
Location: European Alps (Austria, Switzerland, Italy and France)
Date: January 2015
Activities: Skiing
It is now a month since the final team from Exercise Alpine Arc arrived at the shores of the Mediterranean; successfully completing the final kilometres of an extraordinary ski-journey through the European Alps. A journey which began in Puchberg am Schneeberg in Austria before winding its way through 1100kms of...

Ex Bavarian Wanderer II – Tayforth UOTC

Unit: Tayforth Universities Officer Training Corps
Location: Bavarian Alps
Date: August 2014
Activities: kayaking, rock climbing, hill walking, mountain biking, white water rafting
Exercise Bavarian Wanderer II was an extremely successful level 3 Adventure Training exercise in the spectacular Bavarian Alps, for forty personnel from Tayforth UOTC. The aim of the exercise was to build on training which the Officer Cadets taking part in the exercise had received over the course of the...

Ex Alpine Adventure 2014 – South West Region Air Training Corps Wings

Unit: South West Region ATC Wings
Location: Bavaria
Date: February 2014
Activities: Skiing
On 14th February 2014, 33 Air Cadets and 9 staff from the South West, set off for Alpine Adventure in Bavaria, Germany. The trip has been running in various forms for over 20 years, and provides cadets with the opportunity learn to ski or improve on their current level of...

Ex Alpine Challenge 2014 – Wycliffe College Combined Cadet Force

Unit: Wycliffe College CCF
Location: Otztaler, Austria
Date: July 2014
Activities: Mountaineering (Alpine)
The aim of Exercise Alpine Challenge 2014 was to introduce seven  fairly inexperienced cadets to Alpine Climbing, with the view of tackling three of highest and most interesting peaks in the Austrian Otztaler.  This is one of the many mountain ranges in the Tyrol District and whilst it is not...

Exercise Austria 2014 – Various Air Training Corps Units

Unit: 870 (Dreghorn), 2466(Loanhead) , 1756(Broxburn), 869(Penicuik), 383 (Alloa), 38F(Perth) ATC
Location: Austria
Date: June 2014
Activities: Summer Mountaineering, Climbing, Trekking, Community Activities
South East Scotland Wing cadets and staff have returned from a successful expedition in the German / Austrian Alps. The expedition was based in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Southern Germany over nine days. The ultimate goal of the expedition was to fulfil the requirements of their qualifying Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award...

1355 – ‘White Centurion’ – Austria, Mittersill

Unit: 100 Regt RA(V)
Location: Austria, Mittersill
Date: March 2013
Activities: Skiing
A group from 100 Regt RA(V) consisting of reservists took part in “Ex White Centurion” a Novice Skiing and Touring Expedition to the Mittersill area of Austria. This was a change from our planned location of Zell am Ziller due to circumstances beyond our control. The Exped was based in...