Monthly Archives: February 2016

Great efforts by Lochaber MRT and other Teams in the continued Search for missing climbers.

After a great day out on Saturday I came back to see that Lochaber and other Mountain Rescue teams were out searching for the two missing climbers on Ben Nevis who failed to return from a climbing weekend on Ben … Continue reading

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Wonderful Weather on Am Faochagach a hard day in deep snow!

What a great day yesterday well worth the early start and the drive over to the North West was stunning, the forecast was one of these exceptional days. cold crisp, blue skies and no wind. I was listening to the … Continue reading

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Off to the West again! No way to miss the weather!

Heading West it’s just to good weather to miss! I have recovered from Fridays walk on Beinn Eighe and going to get another day on the hills West is best again, will see if the snow has settled a bit. … Continue reading

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The signs were there a snowy walk in Torridon.Lessons Learned!

The boys Pete and Dan arrived at 0700 and off we went for a wander in Torridon, the signs were there as the cars coming into Inverness  were covered with snow and the further West we went there was a … Continue reading

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Early start for Torridon!

I am off to the North West with mates Dan and Pete heading for Beinn Eighe the Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) for Torridon now runs all week another great bit of information have you had a look? Snow Stability … Continue reading

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Operation Moffat – a short film about Britains First Female Mountain Guide. I enjoyed it!

  A few days ago at Last I bought Film Operation Moffat from Steep Edge Films and really enjoyed it a short film and an insight into Gwen Moffat the UK’s first Female Mountain Guide. It is  a short film … Continue reading

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Lecture/Talk at Grantown On Spey for the RAF Mountaineering Association. Memories.

Yesterday I was pretty tired and the face still smarting from the wind of the Cairngorms on Sunday, I sorted my gear out and got some kind messages from some of those who took part in our short winter skills … Continue reading

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