Alumni Stories

Your Outward Bound Stories

Each story is an adventure worth reading.

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Martin Howman - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1965

21 March 20

I was 17 years old and had been with my employer for less than a year when the s...

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Andrew Davidson - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1980

15 March 20

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Paul Rodgers - Aberdovey, Wales, 1977

7 March 20

Truly some of the most memorable, enjoyable days of my life were spent on an OB ...

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Simon Farrell - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1974

28 February 20

I was heading down fast at school, home and on the streets so my youth club lead...

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Beni Goodman - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1966

18 February 20

I was in Nansen patrol on the june course of 1966 and we were on the fells near ...

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Patrick Hollis - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1960

20 January 20

Course 46. 25th January to 20th February 1960. 60 years ago!! There were 72 on...

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Ian Macdonald - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1970

15 January 20

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

30 December 19

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

9 December 19

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

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