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Adventurous Training

Developing team and leadership skills in demanding environments

Adventurous Training has taken British soldiers to the summit of Everest and across the polar ice caps. Two members of 1 Regiment RLC have recently sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. Just imagine where a career in the RLC could take you?

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Clubs & Activities

British Soldiers are able to participate in the full range of adventurous training pursuits.

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Resources

Links to information to help units and individuals to organise adventurous training exercises.

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Low Gillerthwaite

The RLC has exclusive access to a adventurous training centre in the Lake District.

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“Sailing the Atlantic was by far the hardest thing I have ever done in my army career; harder than my basic training and harder than Cambrian Patrol.”

Maj Bruce Ekman, Squadron Commander, 1 Regiment RLC

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Latest Adventure Training News & Events

BATUK team overcomes Mt Kenya

BATUK team overcomes Mt Kenya

A team of Gurkhas from BATUK has successfully completed an expedition to scale Mt Kenya, the second-highest mountain in Africa, after Kilimanjaro. Their climb started…

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The Royal Logistic Corps

Royal Logistic Corps Tartan from The Ministry of Tartan

The RLC Tartan is officially registered and has been approved by The RLC. It incorporates the RLC stable belt colours of dark blue, scarlet, gold and black. RLC tartan scarves and other items are available to order online from the Ministry of Tartan website.

All items are beautifully wrapped, making them ideal gifts that can be sent to your friends, relatives or loved ones, on your behalf, anywhere in the world. Click here for more information and to visit the Ministry of Tartan website: https://theministryoftartan.co.uk/product-category/royal_logistic_corps_tartan_range/
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On Wednesday 14 October, The RLC Individual and Team Orienteering Championships took place on Mytchett Training Area. 115 competitors from 27 units took on a score event in which individuals had one hour to reach as many of the 24 checkpoints as possible. The four team members who score the highest points count towards the team result, where teams tie on points, the team with the fastest time to score those points wins.

Congratulations to all who were involved and well done to 17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC, Marchwood who were the champion male team, 162 Regiment RLC who were the champion female team and Army Drivers Northern Ireland (152 Regiment RLC) the champion Reserve team.

Lieutenant Huw Stradling was the overall winner, closely followed by Major Richard Barrett in second and Captain Terry Furlong took third place. Major Sophie Spenser-Small was the female winner with Lieutenant Colonel S Braine and Colonel Lucy Giles hot on her heels.

For more information about getting involved in orienteering, contact your respective sports officer or visit baoc.info
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THE RBL POPPY APPEAL NEEDS YOU!

Your support for The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal is more crucial than ever this year. They need you to help raise the money that will support our soldiers, sailors, airmen and their family now and in later life. Get on social media, message your family and tell your friends. We all need to shake a virtual bucket because this year, every poppy counts.

Text POPPY2, POPPY5 or POPPY10 to 70545
Donate online at www.rbl.org.uk/donate
Or find out what you can do to support the Poppy Appeal at www.rbl.org.uk/poppyappeal
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