Army Adventurous Training Group

DEVELOP YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND COURAGE

Opportunities exist for anyone to pursue Adventurous Training to the highest level. Whether to summit Everest without oxygen, wreck dive off the coast of New Zealand, white-water kayak the Sjoa River in Norway or skiing first descents in Greenland.

Facts & Figures

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Active From

1 February 2002

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Role

Adventurous Training

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Specialism

Developing leaders and building resilience

Our Skills

Whether your first experience of Adventurous Training is from a multi activity week or your friends Facebook page, the opportunity exists to pursue it to the highest level. We will provide you with the support and training. All we need from you is the desire to achieve and commitment to make it happen!

  • Canoeing & Kayaking
  • Caving
  • Summer, Winter, Alpine and Ski Mountaineering
  • Rock & Winter Climbing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Alpine & Nordic Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Freefall Parachuting
  • Offshore Sailing
  • Gliding
  • Sub-Aqua Diving

Our People

Our team includes serving officers, soldiers and civil servants, all with considerable practical experience of leading and training service personnel on Adventurous Training expeditions all over the world.

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Colonel Neil Wilson – Commander Army Adventurous Training Group
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Lieutenant Colonel Jennifer Painting - Commanding Officer JSMTC
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Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Forde - Commanding Officer The Army Adventurous Training Centre

Our Location

HQ Army Adventurous Training Group, Upavon, Wiltshire

Our Headquarters is at Upavon in Wiltshire and we have many training centres around the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and N Ireland), Germany and Cyprus. Our servicemen and women also train independently of our training centres across the globe from the Arctic to the Himalayas.

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Where we're located

  • HQ Army Adventurous Training Group

    Upavon

  • Joint Service Mountain Training Centre

    Anglesey

  • The Army Adventurous Training Centre

    Upavon

  • Joint Service Mountain Training Wing

    Ballachulish

  • Joint Service Mountain Training Wing

    Ripon

  • Joint Service Mountain Training Wing

    Indefatigable, Anglesey

  • Joint Service Mountain Training Wing

    Bavaria

  • Joint Service Mountain Training Wing

    Llanrwst

  • Joint Service Mountain Training Wing

    Inverness

  • Adventurous Training Foundation Wing

    Castlemartin

  • Adventurous Training Foundation Wing

    Harz

  • Joint Service Parachute Wing

    Netheravon

  • Joint Service Adventurous Training Wing

    Cyprus

Joint Service Mountain Training Centre

Adventurous Training Activities

The Army participates in a broad range of outdoor activities, which include canoeing/kayaking, caving, freefall parachuting, gliding, mountaineering, mountain biking, offshore sailing, paragliding, skiing, and sub-aqua diving.