Alumni Stories

Your Outward Bound Stories

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Richard Rimes - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1962

20 September 19

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

16 September 19

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

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Les Talbot - Aberdovey, Wales, 1960

10 September 19

Les Talbot Course 199 7th May to 2nd June 1960 August 2019 It is 59 years s...

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Karl Reed - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1984

25 August 19

I was at Eskdale from August - September, 1984 Course E-331. Without all of the ...

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Gordon Campbell - Aberdovey, Wales, 1963

19 August 19

I was selected as apprentice of the year by the Western Region of British Railwa...

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Geoff Lee - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1974

13 August 19

It must have been 1974 when I travelled from Kettering all the way to Elgin by t...

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Nicola Wootton - Aberdovey, Wales, 1978

7 July 19

I attended in 1978 after winning a essay competition in our local paper.At the t...

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Stephen Slapper - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1975

4 July 19

Hi was invited by my Company to attend Eskdale in April 1975 at the age of 18 an...

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Malcolm Wood - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1957

9 June 19

In 1957 I attended the course at Eskdale Oct.My patrol was Mallory and the lads ...

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