Monthly Archives: June 2018

Applecross and the story of the cable on Meall Gorm .

1994 Ray on Sword Of Gideon. Continue reading

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Be careful in the heat – open fires on the hill a bit crazy ? Some great advice from Benviroment.

I was reading about the hot weather and the huge risk of wild fires and saw this piece by Benviroment a path builder in the lovely Beinn a’ Bhuird. This is a wild remote area that I know well spending … Continue reading

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The Re – dedication of the Lancaster Propeller Memorial at RAF Lossiemouth.

Yesterday a group were present at RAF Lossiemouth for a re dedication of the memorial of the Lancaster Crash on Beinn Eighe in 1951 . It was great to have Joss Gosling who was on the call – out and … Continue reading

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The Beinn Eighe Lancaster Crash and how the propeller was moved from high on Beinn Eighe its some of the story.

The propeller high on Beinn Eighe The photo above is the propeller from the Lancaster from RAF Kinloss that crashed on Beinn Eighe in the hard winter of 1951. RAF Kinloss MRT and locals were involved in the recovery over … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham World record attempt. 🚲Some girl! Cairngorm car park fees !

This is from Jenny’s Facebook page “So for breakfast this morning I gobbled up my first 1000miles yahoooo!!! Only 17more to go & anyway the first 1000 are always the toughest, right 😉!! Russia has welcomed me with open arms! … Continue reading

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Missing out on the Ride to the Sun tonight all the best to all!

I felt a bit down today as I should be on the Ride to the Sun tonight but sadly the injury on my ribs has not allowed me to get back out on the bike for a month now! RIDE … Continue reading

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A journey to the past and a look at the future and the drive of a bold young mountaineer Uisdean Hawthorn

Yesterday I had an easy drive to Newburgh near Aberdeen to do a talk with Uisdean Hawthorn one of Scotland’s incredible young mountaineers. I had been asked to speak with Uisdean to a group of Explorer Scouts who were fundraising for … Continue reading

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