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Frank Aiken
25th July 2003, 11:21
Have many units done aventure type training with in the army. We had a CTI with us on camp and there was some good stuff covered. A break from the normal camp stuff.

Bailer
25th July 2003, 11:33
<font face="tahoma" color="#ff9900">We did that in 2001 (funnily enough the rope was tied to the same tree!!) Didn't have Fancy hard hats though!!

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Bravo20
25th July 2003, 12:16
We have do it reasonably regularly, the main reason is that we have made good contacts with a group of CTIs, who seem to be more than helpful.

LordFlash
25th July 2003, 12:35
Did absailing with with the engineers,... great stuff!!!

JAG
25th July 2003, 16:02
I remember being promised adventure training, some years back.

I remember being promised all sorts of training over the years. Two units & four years later, I finally decided that all officers and CS's are lying ****ers.

Frank Aiken
25th July 2003, 16:15
Jag, if your getting no luck with your own unit, change over, PM me your details and I can get you into a active unit, always room for another in the unit.

goc132
25th July 2003, 22:29
We also had two CTI's with us on camp in the Glen,great crac!:flagwave: :flagwave:

andy
27th July 2003, 10:50
For those intrested

(eastern brigade )

contact :

Cpl Tony Oriordans (check surname)
CIS Squadron
Casement Aerodrome
Baldonnell

Ref DFAM membership
from Cpl Alan O Reilly


I think it only costs €8 a year and they do lots of absailing and rockclimbing, its open to all members of the Defence Forces. They supply you with all the kit and training etc

Thorpe
1st August 2003, 16:47
We had the engineers down with us in Bere Island for the last week with us doing absailing, death slides, rat slides and confidence training and it was brillient. Those mind games and obstical course now that tests you out

Gunner Al
2nd August 2003, 15:48
We do it once a year. Absailing, rock climbing, canoeing, mountain biking, hiking, swimming ect. great craic

We did the absailing off the fire station building in the Curragh. It was great!