Tag Archives: rjukan

Ex Norwegian Troll 2 Caldeian Adventure – Calday Grange CCF

Unit: Calday Grange Grammar School CCF
Location: Norway – Hovden, Aust-Agder
Date: February 2017
Activities: Skiing
5 years ago, ‘someone’ suggested it would be a fantastic idea to take Calday Grange CCF Cadets to Norway for a ‘bit of Adventure Training’, 2 years later it happened, and who could have predicted how successful it would have been? Certainly the constant questions from cadets about whether there’d...

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 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 Cadet Ice 2016 – Cadet Centre for Adventurous Training

Unit: Cadet Centre For Adventurous Training
Location: Rjukan, Norway
Date: February 2016
Activities: Ice climbing
Six days of challenge and adventure by a mixed team of four Senior Cadets and two Cadet Adult instructors. Arrived safe and well in Rjukan after a very long day travelling. Lower Gorge My first step into ice climbing on steep ground today was awesome, it really took my climbing back...

Telemark Eagle 1 – Cambridge University Air Squadron

Unit: Cambridge University Air Squadron
Location: Hardanger, Norway
Date: April 2014
Activities: Ski trekking
This Easter 2014, after endless planning, intense fitness regimes and preparation, Cambridge University Air Squadron (CUAS), joined by students from the East Midlands, East of Scotland and Oxford, completed a 17-day expedition in Norway retracing the route of the Heroes of Telemark. The historic significance of the footsteps we followed and...

1414 – ‘Cadet Ice’ – Rjukan, Telemark, Norway

Unit: Cadet Centre for AT
Location: Rjukan, Telemark, Norway
Date: March 2013
Activities: Mountaineering (Winter)
The Cadet Centre for Adventurous Training (CCAT) once again based its annual ice climbing course in Rjukan, Norway during the period 9-16 March 2013. The eight students on the course were a mixed bunch consisting of four complete novices (one male Cadet, one female PI and two Cadet Adult Instructors) and...