Alumni Stories

Your Outward Bound Stories

Each story is an adventure worth reading.

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Ian Macdonald - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1970

Wednesday, 15th, January

As a 17 year old Lucas apprentice I was given the opportunity to attend Eskdale ...

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Sandy Wallace - Loch Eil, Scottish Highlands, 1982

Monday, 30th, December

Attended a 3 week Outward Bound Course around April 1983 when I was 18 and had n...

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DENNIS Bradshaw - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1966

Monday, 09th, December

I attended Ullswater U110 in the summer of 1966 , new experience for me travelin...

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Graham Millar - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1962

Tuesday, 26th, November

I attended a 28 day course at Ullswater on or about Boxing Day, 1962. I seem to ...

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Stewart Oxley - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1990

Monday, 18th, November

I attended the Eskdale centre in the summer of 1990 as part of a training progra...

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Outward Bound Course 105 Spring1951
Roy Benwell - Aberdovey, Wales, 1951

Tuesday, 15th, October

Roy Benwell. 3rd row down, 12th from right on course photo. Course 105 began on ...

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Carew Patrol
John McCallum - Devon on Ashburton, 1967

Thursday, 10th, October

I was at the school in Devon in June 1967 in Carew patrol and, while I enjoyed a...

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Richard Rimes - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1962

Friday, 20th, September

Course E127 Slingsby Watch November 1962. I can remember getting off at Ravengla...

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James King - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1972

Monday, 16th, September

I was sent by my school with the school and my parents paying 50/50 This course...

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