Tag Archives: landmannalaugar

Ex Tiger Midnight Sun – 77th Brigade

Unit: 77th Brigade
Location: Iceland
Date: August 2016
Activities: Trekking
Steam billowing up from under snow bridges, sideways jaw-freezing hail turning your woolly hat white, sunburned noses, soggy tents and dust storms.  Lush mossy landscapes set against black volcanic ash tinged by red and green, and dark verdant canyons filled with thundering waterfalls. The Laugavegur trail is considered to be one...

Ex Midnight Sun – Bristol University Air Squadron

Unit: Bristol University Air Squadron
Location: Iceland
Date: August 2015
Activities: Cycling, Trekking
Bristol University Air Squadron deployed to Iceland on EX MIDNIGHT SUN to carry out a cycling and walking tour of the Golden Circle. The initial plan was to fly out to Iceland to then cycle a route starting from Reykjavik, travelling into the Landmannalaugar National Park. We would then return...

Exercise Vulcan EMU – East Midlands UOTC

Unit: Officer Cadets of East Midlands UOTC
Location: Southern Iceland
Date: August 2014
Activities: Trekking
Exercise Vulcan EMU was a trekking expedition run between the dates 26/08/2014 until 05/09/2014 for Officer Cadets of East Midlands UOTC. Led by (IC) Officer Cadet Marcus Robertson and (2IC) 2Lt Darren Hastings, the expedition was instructed by Major David Larkam. The aim of the expedition was to improve the team...

Ex Ice Dragon 2014 – Wales Universities Officers Training Corps

Unit: Wales UOTC
Location: Iceland
Date: August 2014
Activities: Trekking
Exercise Ice Dragon 2014 was an adventurous training expedition sponsored by the Ulysses Trust. The expedition leader was OCdt Smith of Bangor Company and involved 13 members of Wales Universities Officers Training Corps (WUOTC). The two mountain leaders with the requisite adventurous training qualifications were SM Williams, currently RA and...