Happy Birthday Elma the Godmother of RAF MRT.

Aunty Elma of Crainlarich –  RAF Mountain Rescue you will be glad to know is still going strong she recently hurt her ankle but is coping an inspiration to us all in RAF Mountain Rescue. As normal she told only a few it is her birthday do not forget it she misses the troops but has been visited by all three Teams recently magic well done all. If passing Crainlarich please pop in but do not forget the flowers and cake ingredients?


Elma with some of the troops Elma with some of the troops

Elma at the party thanks Ali MacDonald for the photo Elma at the party thanks Ali MacDonald for the photo

MRS ELMA SCOTT – “The Godmother of RAF Mountain Rescue”

I have known Mrs Scott Elma for over 30 years I first met her as a young RAF Mountain Rescue Team Member with RAF Kinloss Mountain Rescue Team in the 1978.  I was on the top of Ben More with Don Shanks and this very fit new boy Scotty after a great hill day. Scotty said ” fancy some tea and scones” I thought he was kidding and he pointed down into the Glen where his families house was and that is when I met Elma! Her house below Ben More at Crainlarich is renowned as one of great highland hospitality after a hill day or a rescue. At times we had over 50 people in the house a great place to be.  She…

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After dinner speaker Lecturer and Mountain Rescue Specialist. Environmentalist. Spent 36 years with RAF Mountain Rescue and 4 years with a civilian Team . Still an active Mountaineer and loves the wild places.
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