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Ex Northern Sierra – 154 (Scottish) Transport Regiment RLC

Unit: 154 (Scottish) Transport Regiment RLC
Location: Spain, Andalucia
Date: May 2017
Activities: Mountain Biking
In late May 2017, after a 6 month build up period, 20 members of 154 Regiment set out from Scotland bound for Granada in Southern Spain and a week-long Mountain-biking expedition. The membership of this group represented the Regiment’s Reserve make-up in almost perfect microcosm; 6 Girls and 14...

Ex Northern High Sierra – 156 Regt RLC

Unit: 156 Regt RLC
Location: Sierra Nevada, USA
Date: September 2016
Activities: Trekking
Eight Army Reservists from the NW of England, part of 156 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps, recently trekked the classic ‘Evolution Loop’ of the John Muir Trail in the Sierra Nevada, California.  The high altitude trek required two acclimation days before completing the loop with a grand total of 77 miles...

Ex Northern Brighella – 201 Field Hospital

Unit: 201 Field Hospital
Location: Sierra Nevada, Spain
Date: September 2015
Activities: Trekking
On 05 September 2015 a team from 201 Field Hospital embarked on Exercise Northern Brighella. Adventurous Training (AT) is an integral part of Military Training and greatly valued at 201 Field Hospital. The definition of AT is ‘Challenging outdoor training for Service Personnel in specified adventurous activities that incorporates controlled...