Tag Archives: cycling

Ex Yeoman Amphibian 2017 – Royal Yeomanry & Queen’s Own Yeomanry

Unit: Royal Yeomanry, Queen's Own Yeomanry
Location: UK
Date: June 2017
Activities: Sailing, running
It was to the beat of Welsh drums that the RNLI Lifeboat led Ajax and 13 other boats out of the harbour to the start line of the Three Peaks Yacht Race, while several hundred spectators watched the spectacle from across the broad Barmouth sands. The Three Peaks is the original...

Ex Midnight Sun – Bristol University Air Squadron

Unit: Bristol University Air Squadron
Location: Iceland
Date: August 2015
Activities: Cycling, Trekking
Bristol University Air Squadron deployed to Iceland on EX MIDNIGHT SUN to carry out a cycling and walking tour of the Golden Circle. The initial plan was to fly out to Iceland to then cycle a route starting from Reykjavik, travelling into the Landmannalaugar National Park. We would then return...

Ex Bristolian Zeus 2015 – Bristol Army Cadet Force

Unit: Bristol ACF
Location: Cyprus
Date: October 2015
Activities: Mountain biking
Bristol ACF conducted Exercise Bristolian Zeus during the back end of October 2015, with the main aim of cycling some of the varied technical and challenging off road routes of Cyprus. From the stunning views along the Cyprus coastlines showing off the deep blue and emerald sea of the Mediterranean,...

Ex Rolling Eagle – Exeter University Officer Training Corps

Unit: Exeter UOTC
Location: North America, Canada
Date: September 2015
Activities: Cycling
Exercise Rolling Eagle saw a team of three officer cadets from Exeter University Officer Training Corps embark upon a trans-continental cycling challenge, crossing North America from Seattle, Washington, to New York City. The expedition aimed to improve the organisational, planning and leadership skills of those involved, in addition to presenting...

Vietnam Venturer 2014 – 2391 (Parkstone) Squadron ATC

Unit: 2391 (Parkstone) Squadron ATC
Location: Vietnam
Date: October 2014
Activities: Mountain climbing, hiking, canoeing, cycling, rock climbing
When initial planning for this expedition started the aim was to provide cadets with the environment to develop personal and team skills and to take them out of their “comfort zone”. With the emphasis being on Adventure Training one of the goals would be the reaching the top of Mount...

Ex Highland Fling 2014 – 46F (Kensington) Squadron Air Training Corps

Unit: 46F Kensington ATC
Location: Aviemore, Scottish Highlands
Date: August 2014
Activities: Canoeing, Mountaineering (Summer), Rock Climbing
Cadets from 46F Kensington Air Cadets took to the Scottish Highlands for a week of action packed adventure training. To help fund the camp cadets helped Christmas shoppers pack their bags at the local Sainsbury’s store on Cromwell Road, as well as the generous grant awarded by the Ulysses Trust...

Exercise Viking Trek – Morrison’s Academy Combined Cadet Force

Unit: Morrison's Academy CCF
Location: Norway
Date: August 2014
Activities: Mountain Biking, Trekking
On Monday 4th August, eight cadets dragged themselves out of bed in the very, very early hours of the morning to board a plane to Oslo. After travelling most of the day we arrived at Haugastol, the hostel which sat at 1000 metres above sea level. We ate like kings...