Outward Bound Oman

News  - 2012

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  • Friday, 28 Dec 2012 Muscat Daily and Wisal FM to feature 42nd National Day Challenge

    Muscat Daily and Wisal FM will be providing daily coverage of the Outward Bound 42nd National Day challenge, which begins on January 2nd 2013, when the first team from Vale will start the journey at Ras Al Hadd. For daily audio updates visit us on Facebook at...

  • Monday, 19 Nov 2012 OB International Conference opened by HE Sayyid Bader Al Busaidi

    His Excellency Sayyid Badr Al Busaidi, Secretary General Ministry of Foreign Affairs formally opened the 2012 Outward Bound International Conference at Al Nahda Resort in Oman. His Excellency addressed over 80 delegates from six continents, and spoke of the importance of educating Omani youth...

  • Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 Oman Mountain Leader Award Training for OB staff

    All OB Oman instructors are undergoing an intensive 5 day training course modelled on the UK Mountain Leader Award syllabus, adapted for the Oman environment. The course is being delivered by Ian Davidson, Senior Instructor at OB Aberdovey in the UK. Aberdovey was where Outward Bound started back...

  • Friday, 07 Sep 2012 OBO Instructors complete staff training week

    OBO staff, including our three new instructors, have just concluded a busy training and induction week. With our first courses due out on the mountain next week, we would like to say a big thank-you tothe numerousindividuals and organisations who came to run a series of highly successful...

  • Tuesday, 22 May 2012 PDO team building course enjoys being cool.

    A team of ten talented PDO staff has just returned to Muscat and Fahudalive and well after three challenging days on Jebel Akdhar.The team covered over 10 km of mountain terrain, working as a team to accurately map the landscape, and in the process learning a great deal about themselves, and...

  • Thursday, 17 May 2012 Vale course survives torrential rain and the odd donkey ...

    Seventeen tired but happy members of Vales senior management team returned to Muscat yesterday aftera three day team building course on Jebel Akdhar, surviving torrential downpours of rain, cool temperatures and the odd wild donkey .....

  • Monday, 02 Apr 2012 Outward Bound Oman celebrates three successful years

    Under the auspices of His Excellency The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education,Outward Bound Oman last week celebrated three years of rapid growth at the Ministry of Education auditorium in Muscat. Teams of young people spoke about their recently concluded 1,000 km journey from Salalah to...

  • Saturday, 04 Feb 2012 1,000 Km 80 day Youth challenge from Salalah to Muscat ends tomorrow!

    The Outward Bound Oman 1,000 Km, 80 day 41st National Day Youth challenge from Salalah to Muscat ends tomorrow! Six young people in two Zaruqas, traditional Omani saling boats from the north of Oman, have spent the last nine days rowing and sailing along the coast from Quriyat.The boats are now...

  • Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 Final stage of 1,000km, 80 day journey about to begin!

    Its all over in ten days, and the Oman Air team are ready to go, but first they have to row and sail two traditional wooden Omani boatsfrom Quriyat to Muscat .....

  • Monday, 16 Jan 2012 Nawras-Shababiah girls team set off from Muscat for leg 7

    A team of six young Omani girls, partnered by Nawras-Shababiah, set off from Muscat today with Instructor Erin Hall,to take over from the Golden Torches Trading girls, who have covered a terrific distance from the sands at Bidiya,to the summit of Salma Plateau.