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Cockney Skadi – 3 Military Intelligence Battalion

Unit: 3 MI Bn
Location: France, Vanoise National Park
Date: January 2017
Activities: Skiing, bobsleigh
One of the more nuanced elements of military training to explain to the civilian employers of the officers and soldiers of 3 Military Intelligence Battalion (3 MI Bn), is the notion of “adventurous training”. This is particularly the case when this involves skiing! What may seem on the surface to be...

Exercise Alpine Adventure 2015 – Northumbria Army Cadet Force

Unit: Northumbria ACF
Location: Serre Chevalier, France
Date: March 2015
Activities: Skiing
Between the 27th March and 5th April 33 cadets and 13 Adults from Northumbria ACF travelled to Serre Chevalier in the French Alps for weeks Alpine Skiing. This was the first venture of this size to be undertaken by Northumbria ACF. The Exercise was designed to give the cadets the opportunity...

Ex Northern Aoraki Serpent – 12 AMS Army Reserve Units

Unit: 12 AMS Army Reserve Units
Location: South Island, New Zealand
Date: August 2014
Activities: Ski Touring expedition
The majority of the participants arrived at Newcastle airport hotel on the evening of Saturday 2nd August 2014, eagerly awaiting the long haul flight to Christchurch the next day.  Armed with all the paraphernalia required for the three week arduous ski touring event that lay before us, our bags were...