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The Lancaster crash on Beinn Eighe in Torridon.

 THE LANACASTER CRASH ON BEINN EIGHE ROSS AND CROMARTY, SCOTLAND – 14th March 1951 IN THE MEMORY OF THE CREW OF LANCASTER TX264 Yesterday a group of RAF Mountain Rescue went to Torridon winter training they climbed Fuselage gully on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Killin Mountain Rescue Team 50 years of Service.

Many who follow the Blog will know of my relationship over many years with the Killin Mountain Rescue Team. When I was at RAF Leuchars for 8 years with the RAF Mountain Rescue Team I worked a lot with Killin. … Continue reading

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Dogs tales/ tails from the back of a Landrover.

    My name is Teallach I was a very soft Alsatian and I have been asked to guest on this blog. I was very lucky to have spent all of my life on the hills. My mother Dreish another … Continue reading

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Munro Moonwalkers Mountain Safety Advice – well worth a read.

Munro Moon walker Moutain Safety This is a piece from Allan Rowan ” Munro Moonwalker” on his thoughts on Mountain Safety. As a man who is always out in the mountains it has some great advice and is very important … Continue reading

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Winter is back – Mountain Skills Talk on Wed 8 Th and 15 th Feb at the Mountain Cafe in Aviemore. Do you check the forecasts daily?

If you are out and about in Aviemore tomorrow the 8 th Of February Heather is giving  talk on Mountain Skills in the Mountain Cafe and it will be a good night the details are below. Even if you do … Continue reading

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A Huge response to the story of the Ben More Crianlarich Wessex Helicopter crash 30 years ago.

I was amazed at the incredible comments after yesterday’s blog over 3500 read it. The comments are mainly on the blog if you read through and press the comment button you will see them and I got even more through … Continue reading

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A winters tale on Ben Alder in the “whiteroom”.

I had enough needed a break and life was hectic I just wanted to get away for a couple of days and disappear into the wild. It’s early winter daylight is short and I had not been out on the hills … Continue reading

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