Canadian Military weekend field exercise in the mountains of Kananaskis
Exercise ICY MUSTANG was a joint cooperation between the 41 Service Battalion, Canadian Rangers, 1 Service Battalion, Canadian Military Police and British Forces based out of BATUS (Suffield). The event which included training in natural shelter building, winter survival skills as well as catching, cleaning and cooking live food was held in Camp Worthington, west of Caroline on Jan. 12 to Jan. 14, 2018.
Photos by Val Parenas.
Published on February 11, 2018.
Canadian Rangers demonstrate the proper technique to starting a fire with minimal resources.
A master corporal scans the surroundings for ideal placement of snares to catch live food.
Warrant Officer Nick Giard addressing the group of soldiers that were about to be sent to the isolated camps with minimal gear.
Canadian Ranger Laurel briefs a platoon of soldiers who are about to participate in an overnight survival exercise isolated from the rest of the main forces.
A squad of soldiers during the wilderness navigation activity.
Canadian Military Police Master Corporal Seymour unloads snowshoes for the wilderness navigation activity.
Sergeant Donna Friesen returning from a check-up on the isolated squads.
Left: Master Corporal Prince Kabongo waiting further orders.
Middle: Private Natalie Chubala unloads snowshoes for the wilderness navigation activity.
Right: Soldiers rest around the campfire after a long tiring day of activities.
Soldiers rest around the campfire after a long tiring day of activities.