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Northern Alpine 18

Unit: Northumbria UOTC
Location: Germany, Bavaria
Date: July 2018
Activities: Mountaineering, Rock Climbing,
Exercise Northern Alpine 18 was a Mountaineering exercise based in Wertach, Bavaria, and designed to develop the mountaineering skills and experience of 9 officer cadets.  The exercise took place in early August and spent 8 days training in the Allgau Alps.  Activities included trekking, climbing and klettersteig (an Alpine discipline...

Northern Rock 2018

Unit: NUOTC (Northumbrian Universities Officers' Training Corps)
Location: Spain, Costa Blanca, Alicante
Date: March 2018
Activities: Mountaineering, Rock Climbing,
The second term was drawing to an end for the students of the Northumbrian University Officers’ Training Corps (NUOTC), yet excitement and anticipation was high for their week-long climbing trip to the crags and climbing areas around Alicante, Spain. This trip was designed to enable climbers of all abilities to...

Ex Northern Enduro – Northumbria UOTC

Unit: Northumbria UOTC
Location: La Thuile, Italy
Date: July 2017
Activities: Mountain biking, white water rafting
La Thiule – Mountain biking. After a fantastic two weeks of military training in Germany for Annual Camp, 20 officer cadets and training staff embarked on a one-week adrenaline filled training expedition mountain biking in La Thiule located in the Italian alps. The expedition aim was to bring potential officers out...

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...