Monthly Archives: July 2013

Heading to Assynt – hope to have a walk on Stac Polly and then complete the Anson Memorial on Wednesday.

Heading up to Assynt this morning hopefully to complete the Assynt Memorial, I may get a walk in Stac Polly if the weather holds. Thanks for all the support it will be great if it all goes to plan weather … Continue reading

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Final Visit to Assynt – weather permitting to complete Memorial for Anson Crew.

On the 13th April 1941 an Anson aircraft from RAF Kinloss on a cross country training flight crashed near Ben More in the North West Highlands at Inchnadampth above Ullapool. The aircraft had taken off from Kinloss in less than … Continue reading

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Only After the last tree has been cut down?

We still never learn from nature or the past?

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Glenmore Lodge Courses 1965 – Guiding Fees 1965 – Climbing Gear.

I found a very old copy Mountaineering published from bi – annually by the British Mountaineering Council, it has some great articles in it. Above is a list of courses from Glenmore Lodge that makes interesting reading, especially the costs … Continue reading

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Easy weekend ahead. Watch out for fires

I have a social weekend with a BBQ with friends in Inverness the weather looks great and the sun is out after last weeks great weather in the sun in Skye. I was looking through my kit from Skye and … Continue reading

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Thunder and Lightning on the mountains.

Sadly yesterday a walking party was hit by lightening in the Mamores across from Ben Nevis. One of the party sadly was killed. My thoughts are with the family. There was no forecast of lightening on the forecast. June 2019 … Continue reading

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Sad rescue of Beinn a golden retriever! Maybe you would like to donate to Tayside MRT?

On 21st June 2013, a friends dog Beinn (a very good-natured, seven year old Golden Retriever)  collapsed with heart problems while out walking on the Drumochter hills. Tayside Mountain Rescue Team came to our assistance, evacuating Beinn from the hillside via … Continue reading

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