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About heavywhalley.MBE

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.

Entries Open Saturday 13th April 2019 Entries Close Thursday 11th July 2019 Entry Fees Entry Fee   £10.00  Contact Raymond Wilby  Email raymondwilby@yahoo.co.uk  Website http://www.dmrt.org.uk To enter you must first Log In or Register your Details with SiEntries. An annual event to raise funds for … Continue reading

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There is something about Stac Pollaidh that when on this lovely wee mountain or any other of these great mountains it brings the incredible words of Norman MaCaig to the mind. How can someone write such words that the hills … Continue reading

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I have been invited to speak in Ayr Town Hall next Wednesday. I am speaking in tandem with a Galloway MRT a team this will mean a lot to me as over the years especially at Lockerbie where I worked … Continue reading

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It was a busy few days with a journey to Ardgour on the West Coast. I had one day on the hill when the weather was cold and wet. I was on my own on the hill it was a … Continue reading

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I am up in the North West staying with friends for the night at Elphin in a cottage about 30 minutes North of Ullapool! After a great night I got up early to watch the sunrise this place to me … Continue reading

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Yesterday it was a quick turn round from the weekend in Ardgour to see my pal Pete and Ally who were staying in Elphin. They had rented a wee cottage and invited me over. It’s about 3 hours to Elphin … Continue reading

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I was away early in the morning the forecast I got was not bad. I was on my own as some of my group from the Moray Club had other plans . One party were kayaking others doing other Corbett’s. … Continue reading

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