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Trojan Glacier

Unit: Trojan Sqn DTUS
Location: Switzerland, Valais Alps
Date: September 2017
Activities: Mountaineering, Rock Climbing
Exercise TROJAN GLACIER was a two-week-long alpine mountaineering exercise to Switzerland, conducted by Officer Cadets from Trojan Squadron of the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme.  It aimed to introduce personnel already competent and qualified in basic level mountaineering and climbing skills to the high Alpine peak, pushing them to learn further...

Thor’s Azure 2017

Unit: DTUS Thunderer Squadron
Location: Mont Blanc - France, Italy, Switzerland
Date: August 2017
Activities: Mountaineering, Rock Climbing
Exercise Thor’s Azure saw seven Officer Cadets from DTUS Thunderer Squadron undertake the Tour de Mont Blanc, a 171km mountaineering round trip in the Alps, starting in France and spanning across Italy and Switzerland before finishing back in France. The exercise began with an early start with the team setting out...