Monthly Archives: February 2015

Thanks for the support last night the Outfitmoray talk.

Last night over 100 braved the weather to support the local Charity Outfitmoray at the Universal hall in Findhorn. It is a lovely place and a beautiful building that few in the local area visit and well worth a look … Continue reading

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2015 Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team – Call – out and a few choice words

See below and article by Lochaber MRT on a Callout last two days ago it was placed on Facebook and Twitter and up to just now received over 120000 hits. The power of modern Media love it or hate it … Continue reading

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Lurchers Crag Cairngorms and a walk at Hopeman

The bairns got back from a good day out at Lurchers, Crag above the Larig Ghru Pete was pretty tired when he came home used to sun and hot Cornish Granite in Cornwall and tales of a good day. The … Continue reading

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Boys away to Cairngorms – maybe Lurcher’s Crag envious?

Pete was sorting out his gear for most of the night and was away early with the “Oily boys” ( Jimmy and Al) to have a look at Rothiemurcus and Lurchers Crag. I am still no way near even walking … Continue reading

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Wild night again – winter is back be careful if out – Patience is a virtue. Emergency procedures and the Text Service?

Pete my lodger for the next two weeks went out for a look with the ever smiling Al Barnard the drive across the Dava Moor was interesting. The term “a look can mean many things” but first you have to … Continue reading

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Another quite weekend watching others out and about.

It is still a very slow recovery for me, still not up for the hills and my mate Pete has arrived for his annual winter trip from sunny Cornwall. I have had lots of friends out this weekend on the … Continue reading

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Walking Poles – A few thoughts?

This is week 5 after my operation and nearly 2 months since I was last on a summit, it is hard being patient. I have my friend Pete staying and ready to get out for the next 2 weeks on … Continue reading

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