Adventurous Training Group (Army)

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

Controlled exposure to risk

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
  • Gliding
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountain Bike Scheme
  • Offshore Sailing & Sub Aqua Diving
  • Parachuting
  • Skiing

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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Col Neil Wilson – Commander Adventurous Training Group (Army)
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Lt Col Alan Wylie - Commanding Officer JSMTC
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Lt Col Jon Hodgson - Commanding Officer ATFC

Our Location

HQ ATG(A)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.

Get directions

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.