Alumni Stories

Your Outward Bound Stories

Each story is an adventure worth reading.

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John Harding - Devon on Ashburton, 1966

22 October 20

A month on Dartmoor for January was an awakening. I was used to camping and walk...

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Geoffrey Sorsby - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1958

18 October 20

I’m 80 years old and recently found my OBS badge which spurred me to write about...

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Andrew McCall - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1961

17 September 20

My husband, Andrew William McCall attended the Moray Sea School Outward Bound Co...

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Derek Mcmann - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1978

10 September 20

November 1978 , went on this course through a placement at construction college ...

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jerry (jeremy) grandage - Aberdovey, Wales, 1957

29 July 20

I was at Aberdovey Outward Bound in August 1957 - Beresford watch. Others in th...

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Robert Conroy-Finn - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1979

26 July 20

I was lucky enough to be sponsored on the course by the Royal Navy, at the end o...

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Les Cunningham - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1973

15 July 20

Attended Moray sea school in January 73 was a 16 year old junior soldier from ru...

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David Cumming - Loch Eil, Scottish Highlands, 1987

22 June 20

I was attending Loch Eil as part of my YOUTH TRAINING SCHEME. Our course leader ...

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Trevor Wainwright - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1969

9 June 20

Course M191 Shackleton watch. Good meal on arrival and told that food quantity a...

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