Alumni Stories

Your Outward Bound Stories

Each story is an adventure worth reading.

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Sandra Woodward - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1979

18 November 21

7th - 28th April 1979. Did the course have an effect? I'd say yes by the fact th...

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Tony Cowling - Aberdovey, Wales, 1969

16 November 21

While at secondary school in Buckinghamshire I had the opportunity to apply to g...

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Michael Mcardle - Aberdovey, Wales, 1974

5 November 21

I attended course September 1974 I was in Raleigh house I was sent on course as ...

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Simon Rooksby - Devon on Ashburton, 1971

29 October 21

For some time the Outward Bound moto has been buzzing in my head. To Serve, to S...

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Jennifer Hastings - Rhowniar, Wales, 1969

8 October 21

My name then was Jennifer Harvey and I was a Police Cadet with Warwickshire Cons...

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Mount Kilimanjaro from above
David Jesinger - Aberdovey, Wales, 1961

8 October 21

I attended a course, sponsored by the Sheffield Local Authority in August 1961. ...

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John Axworthy - Aberdovey, Wales, 1973

7 October 21

Abetdovey March 1973 and yes I still remember “plod and plunge” first thing in t...

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Alex McCallum - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1973

5 October 21

I had joined the Army as a Junior Leader in the January. Being based at the time...

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Mike John with bivouac
Michael Lowe - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1956

4 October 21

In 1956 I was a 3rd year apprentice at Leyland Motors Ltd. in Lancashire, when o...

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