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Cockney Kala Patthar 2016

Unit: 101Log Bde
Location: Everest Base Camp, East of Nepal
Date: November 2016
Activities: Trekking, Exploring
16 days, 174 miles, 2,758 flights of stairs, 18 pieces of the best apple pie in the world and a lot of dal bhat power. Exercise COCKNEY KALA PATTHAR took 10 Reservists from 151 Regiment RLC and 3 Regulars from 10 QOGLR on a 3 week trek to the Himalayas. The...

Ex Dragon Phoenix – 37 Signal Regiment

Unit: 37 Signal Regiment
Location: Arizona, USA
Date: October 2015
Activities: Trekking
On the 1st of October a team from 37th Signal Regiment headed out to Arizona, USA to take part in Exercise Dragon Phoenix, an expedition with the primary aim of summiting  four ‘Ultra-Peaks’ across the state. An ‘ultra-peak’ is defined as a mountain summit with over 1500m (4921 ft) of...

Ex Dragon Jerboa Plunge – HQ 7 Inf Bde and 3 PWRR

Unit: HQ 7 Inf Bde and 3 PWRR
Location: Egypt
Date: September 2015
Activities: Diving
The seven day diving expedition was based in Marsa Nakari, Egypt.  We were a group of ten personnel which included regular, reserve and civilian SADS from Harrogate.  The expedition ranged in ability from novice diver undertaking the BSAC Ocean Diver qualification to Open Water Instructor trainers.  The main objective of...

Exercise Dragon Corse – 203 (Welsh) Field Hospital

Unit: 203 (Welsh) Field Hospital
Location: France
Date: July 2015
Activities: Mountaineering (Summer)
The aim of Exercise DRAGON CORSE was for members of 203 Fd Hosp to complete the northern half of the GR20 high altitude route in Corsica. Putting 16 Officer's and Soldiers under pressure while conducting arduous physical and mental adventurous training and develop leadership outside of their normal comfort zones. The...

Summer Newsletter 2015

Nothing says summer more than relaxing on the lawn with the sounds of the village cricket match in the distance, the latest test match on the radio, a glass of something cool by your side, and the latest edition of the Ulysses Trust summer newsletter to enthrall you with...