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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...

Ex Falzarego Tiger – Exeter University Officer Training Corps

Unit: Exeter UOTC
Location: Dolomites, Italy
Date: August 2015
Activities: Mountaineering, rock climbing
As part of its role Exeter UOTC is tasked with organising high quality and demanding Adventurous Training for the Cadets.  This should deliver foundation qualifications but also give the Cadets exposure to just how demanding AT can be and how it can be used to develop personal qualities and teamwork. The...

Ex Northern Dolomites – Leeds University Officers’ Training Corps

Unit: Leeds University Officers' Training Corps
Location: Italy - North East, Dolomites
Date: July 2014
Activities: Rock Climbing, Trekking
Leeds University Officers' Training Corps conducted an adventurous training expedition consisting of rock climbing and trekking in the Dolomites in Northern Italy. OCdt Victoria Carbutt takes up the story... Our first full day in Cortina d’Ampezzo consisted of an acclimatisation trek to Tonde de Cianderou from Camping Olympia (SH 1711m),...