Alumni Stories

Your Outward Bound Stories

Each story is an adventure worth reading.

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John Michael Robinson - Aberdovey, Wales, 1947

18 April 21

I joined from HMS Conway,where I was undergoing a two year course prior to joini...

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Geoffrey Smith - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1963

17 April 21

Course Ref: E136 - October/November 1963 Was one of ten members of Slingsby P...

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Harry Shorrock - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1961

12 April 21

Our patrol, Whymper patrol was split into two consisting of five (?) members. We...

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Michael O'Mahony - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1973

11 April 21

I was sent to Eskdale E323 by my employer as a precursor to possible management ...

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Chloe McSweeney - Aberdovey, Wales, 1990

29 March 21

To follow ...

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Terry Birkinhead - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1955

16 March 21

I was on the very first course (U1) at Ullswater in August 1955, having been sen...

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Robert Denison - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1967

7 February 21

I think it was about Easter of 1967 when I attended the Outward Bound school, E...

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David Reynolds - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1988

1 February 21

I attended a 7 day Outward Bounds course in May of 1988 along with some of my cl...

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Martin Bennett - Aberdovey, Wales, 1964

25 January 21

It was Saturday 29th February 1964 when I set off from Paddington Station on the...

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