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Ex Altiplano Tiger – Army Mountaineering Association

Unit: Army Mountaineering Association
Location: Bolivia - Cordillera Blanca
Date: June 2015
Activities: Mountaineering, rock climbing
On 1 June 2015 a group of 14 intrepid adventurists left the UK bound for the high mountains of the Bolivian Altiplano. Flying via Miami we eventually touched down in La Paz (4000m) after around 15 hours in the air. This Army Mountaineering Association (AMA) Expedition had an ambitious plan to...

Ex Dragon Condor Emu – East Midlands UOTC

Unit: East Midlands UOTC
Location: Andes
Date: August 2014
Activities: Mountaineering (high altitude), trekking
Exercise CONDOR EMU saw nine Officer Cadets from EMUOTC summit four Andean mountains, with the aid of Maj Tolan (Alpine Mountain Leader) and Tte Saavedra (Bolivian Mountain Infantry).  During the month long expedition the team completed an acclimatisation phase at Illimani base camp (4500m), summited an acclimatisation peak (Janco Laya...