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Ex Blue Fara – Oxford UOTC

Unit: Oxford UOTC
Location: Iceland
Date: July 2015
Activities: Trekking, rock climbing
This summer, ten officer cadets from Oxford University Officer Training Corps set off to attempt to trek 500 kilometres, unsupported, from the north to the south of Iceland over the course of three weeks. Our leader, Junior Under Officer Graves, had selected a team of nine Officer Cadets from 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 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),...

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...

1365 – ‘Ski Cadet’ – Germany, Ober Allgau

Unit: Derbyshire Army Cadet Force
Location: Germany, Ober Allgau
Date: February 2013
Activities: Skiing
On the 16 February, 55 members of Derbyshire Army Cadet Force began the journey from Derby to carry out their annual winter adventurous training programme based in the Allgau region of Bavaria. This started with a team photo in our new exercise polo shirts before boarding the coach for the...