Day 2 Golf in Wales-well done on the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award -Daedalus Explorers Scouts.

We had a great day yesterday at  Denbigh in Wales playing golf with pals for a week. We had a great day in the sun near the Vale of Clyyd . We brought another ex mountaineer Alaister Haveron to join us and a great fun day and good to catch up. Al lives locally and looked after me for many years in Mountain Rescue at Kinloss in Scotland and I was his full -time Deputy Team Leader in North Wales. He looked after me well so it was great to catch up.

1980 RAF Valley MRT


We are staying in Llanludno and the weather has been great. The rest went out to hear the male voice choir, a bit of a local music for the night.

I did a wee chat to a few venture Scouts at Kinloss who were doing their Bronze Award and this is what I got yesterday. “Duke Of Edinburgh Award – this is the team you met just after their Bronze expedition. Your talk inspired them to push themselves and this weekend they completed their Gold. Hope you will join us for their presentation later this year.”

Daedalus Explorers home from Gold Exped safe and sound


What a great end to a day and superb to see that these young folk have done so well. So what an achievement and it will be a great honour to be there for their presentation.

About heavywhalley.MBE

Mountain Rescue Specialist. Environmentalist. Spent 37 years with RAF Mountain Rescue and 3 years with a civilian Team . Still an active Mountaineer when body slows, loves the wild places.
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