Tag Archives: high altitude

Ex Parbat Tiger – Army Mountaineering Association

Unit: Army Mountaineering Association (AMA)
Location: Kumba, Nepal
Date: September 2014
Activities: Mountaineering
Exercise Parbat Tiger was an Army Mountaineering Association (AMA) expedition to the Kumba region of the Himalayas in Nepal, to climb technical 6000m mountains. The expedition’s primary objective was the development of AMA members to facilitate them leading future high altitude expeditions. Fifteen team members from across the regular and...

Ex Alaskan Bugle – 208 Field Hospital, 1 RIFLES, EMUOTC

Unit: 208 Field Hospital, 1 RIFLES, EMUOTC
Location: Denali National Park, Alaska, USA
Date: May 2014
Activities: Mountaineering (High Altitude)
Exercise ALASKAN BUGLE was an expedition for 12 members of 1 Rifles supported by two reservists Maj John Tolan (Alpine Mountain Leader) and Maj Kirsty Watson (Team Doctor).   The expedition aim was to climb Mt Denali at 6189m North America's highest peak.  The mountain is a serious challenge at the...

Exercise Bolivian Venture 2014 – 612 RAuxAF Sqn and 3 AEF

Unit: 612 RAuxAF Sqn and 3 AEF
Location: Bolivia/Peru - Northern Apolobamba Range of the Andes
Date: June 2014
Activities: Mountaineering (High Altitude)
Exercise BOLIVIAN VENTURE 2014 (BV14) was a major high altitude expedition to the Northern Cordillera Apolobamba region of Bolivia and Peru.  The expedition took place during the period 3 – 26 June 14 and consisted of twenty-eight personnel broken down into a trekking team of seven and a mountaineering team...