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Ex Canford Norwegian Venturer Tiger – Canford School CCF

Unit: Canford School CCF
Location: Norway, Hovden (Hardangervidda)
Date: February 2017
Activities: Skiing
Thirty three year ten cadets from the Canford School CCF consumed with excitement and anticipation, together with three teaching staff and seven instructors converged on Hovden at the southern end of the Norwegian mountains on a cold clear and starry evening in February to be met by Jerry Dolan, the...

Canford Norwegian Venturer – Canford School CCF

Unit: Canford School & Wellington College CCFs
Location: Norway, Hovden (Hardangervidda)
Date: February 2016
Activities: Skiing
Preamble The Canford School CCF has been venturing to Norway for some twenty years now; a significant number of them generously supported by the Ulysses Trust and the expedition has become somewhat of an institution with many cadets over the years describing it as the best thing they did at Canford....

Exercise Norwegian Troll 2014 – Calday Grange Grammar School CCF

Unit: Calday Grange Grammar School CCF
Location: Hovden, Setesdal, Norway
Date: February 2014
Activities: Cross country skiing, dog sledding, ice climbing, nordic skiing
2 years ago, when the expedition was first suggested, it all seemed so distant. But at 3:30am (yes!) Friday morning, our adventure starts. A night sleeping on the school gym floor might not have been quite what was originally expected, but it certainly helped us test some of the equipment...

1387 – ‘Canford Norwegian Venturer Tiger’ – Norway, Hovden

Unit: Canford School CCF
Location: Norway, Hovden
Date: February 2013
Activities: Cross Country Skiing
Objectives: to introduce the art of cross-country skiing and winter survival to seventeen cadets and thereafter complete a three day expedition overnighting in a snow hole on at least one of the nights. Location: Hovden, Norway Dates: 16th – 24th February 2013 Participating personnel: Seventeen cadets, two Canford staff and three instructors care...