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Ex Blue Tour Dolomite – Oxford University Officer Training Corps

Unit: Oxford UOTC
Location: Italy, Dolomites
Date: March 2016
Activities: Skiing
On 27th March 2016, six Officer Cadets from Oxford University Officer Training Corps set out on an ambitious six-day hut-to-hut ski tour across the Italian Dolomites. For five of the six members, the expedition was especially challenging as it was their first experience of hut-to-hut touring. In spite of this...

Winter Newsletter 2015

As I write, the rain is coming down in droves, the wind is howling, and Falmouth harbour is looking as grey as the RFA supply ships berthed alongside the docks.  What better way to brighten up the day than with the Ulysses Trust Winter newsletter, packed full of interesting articles,...

Summer Newsletter 2015

Nothing says summer more than relaxing on the lawn with the sounds of the village cricket match in the distance, the latest test match on the radio, a glass of something cool by your side, and the latest edition of the Ulysses Trust summer newsletter to enthrall you with...

Exercise Blue Patrouilles des Glaciers 2014 – Oxford UOTC

Unit: Oxford UOTC
Location: Switzerland
Date: April 2014
Activities: Ski trekking
Last year, Captain Tania Noakes, The Oxford University Officer Training Corps Adventure Training Officer and IFMGA British Mountain Guide, approached several Officer Cadets with the idea of competing in the Patrouilles des Glaciers. The race is a demanding and challenging ski-mountaineering competition for three-member rope parties run by the Swiss...