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Ex Dragon Venturer Cadet Norski – Cadet Centre for Adventurous Training

Unit: Cadet Centre for Adventurous Training
Location: Rjukan, Norway
Date: February 2017
Activities: Nordic skiing
Over February half-term, sixth former Jemima, a CCF cadet, attended one of the courses being offered by the Cadet Centre for Adventure Training (CCAT), which is designed to teach students the basics of Nordic Skiing on high-level terrain. The trip included an overnight ski tour and was based in a...

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...

Ex Cabot Telemark – Bristol University Officer Training Corps

Unit: Bristol UOTC
Location: Telemark, Norway
Date: March 2016
Activities: Skiing
The 29th March 2016 saw twelve Officer Cadets (OCdts) and two members of staff from Bristol University Officer Training Corps (BrUOTC) embark on Exercise CABOT TELEMARK, a twelve day Nordic Skiing Expedition to Norway. The aim of which was for the group to become competent Nordic Skiers and gain either...

Ex Ice Bambi 2016 – British Army

Unit: HAC, 7 Rifles, 44 MI, 53 MI, 52 MI
Location: Norway
Date: March 2016
Activities: Skiing
Exercise Ice Maiden, the first all-female military trans-Antarctic crossing planned for November 2017, is the brain child of expedition leaders Captain Nicola Wetherill and Major Natalie Taylor. The two adventurous Army doctors hope that the expedition will inspire others, particularly women, to seek adventure and to engage in arduous outdoor...

Ex Dragon Venturer Cadet Norski – HQ CCAT

Unit: HQ Cadet Centre for Adventurous Training
Location: Rjukan, Norway
Date: February 2016
Activities: Skiing
A 6-day journey of discovery by a mixed team of nine Senior Cadets and Cadet Adult instructors who were all Nordic skiing novices out on the snow making memories. A long journey from UK to Sandefjord Airport in Norway followed by a 3-hour drive culminated in our arrival on a snowy...

Ex Nanuk Pioneer – 23 Pioneer Regiment Royal Logistics Corps

Unit: 23 Pioneer Regt RLC and Sussex Army Cadet Force
Location: Greenland
Date: April 2014
Activities: Nordic Skiing
Ex NANUK PIONEER saw 5 members of 23 Pioneer Regt RLC and an instructor from the Army Cadet Force deploy to Greenland.  Following extensive pre-deployment preparation, the group finally arrived at Constable Point (CNP), Liverpool Land in Greenland.  This would be base camp and home for the next 2 weeks. On...