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Exercise Northern Carpathian – Northumbria UOTC

Unit: Northumbria UOTC
Location: Romania (Carpathian Mountains, Brasov)
Date: July 2015
Activities: Trekking
Day 1 and 2 - Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 July 2015 It was a bright morning as students started to gather at the Keep from 0700 hours. Final administration of passport checks, personal insurance and EHIC’s were being carried out when it became apparent that one of the students expedition...

Ex Northern Aoraki Serpent – 12 AMS Army Reserve Units

Unit: 12 AMS Army Reserve Units
Location: South Island, New Zealand
Date: August 2014
Activities: Ski Touring expedition
The majority of the participants arrived at Newcastle airport hotel on the evening of Saturday 2nd August 2014, eagerly awaiting the long haul flight to Christchurch the next day.  Armed with all the paraphernalia required for the three week arduous ski touring event that lay before us, our bags were...