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Mount Kenya Expedition – FANY (PRVC)

Unit: First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (Princess Royal's Volunteer Corps)
Location: Kenya
Date: March 2017
Activities: Trekking, Mountain climbing
The original concept for the trip to climb Mount Kenya was sown mid-way round our Mini Tour of Mont Blanc in the summer of 2015, for which the Ulysses Trust kindly provided a grant. The FANY links with Kenya started in 1931 with the establishment of a Section of...

Ex Northern Kenyan Venturer – Army Cadet Force & Combined Cadet Force (Army)

Unit: ACF and CCF(Army)
Location: Kenya
Date: July 2014
Activities: Trekking
This expedition must rank as one of the most successful ever mounted by the Army Cadet Movement.  57 out of 58 participants, in two independent groups and 8 adults and 20 cadets, summited Point Lenana (4,985m) on Mt Kenya.  Also a local primary school was given a brand new classroom...

Northern Jacobite Venturer 2014 – Giggleswick School CCF

Unit: Giggleswick School CCF
Location: Scotland
Date: March 2014
Activities: Trekking
High winds, high plateaus, high adventure (but low water and creative instruction) maintained the ambitions of Ex Northern Jacobite Venturer (Ex NJV).  Our now annual Scottish exploit is in it’s 7th year and is successfully delivering all five phases of a cadet’s five year development plan. Exercise Northern Jacobite Venturer is...