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  The early days of Mountain Rescue was done by Police, local keepers, stalkers, shepherds, Coastguards, climbers and in the very early days the RAF Mountain Rescue. When I was Team leader at RAF Kinloss I managed to collate all … Continue reading

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When I joined Mountain Rescue in the 70’s the Mountaineering World was life was dominated by males. I was amazed to meet Molly Porter a strong powerful leader and Mountaineer who then was the leader of the Cairngorm MRT. Coming … Continue reading

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Rockall is a very small island lying approximately 300 km (186 miles) west of St Kilda. St Kilda is 66 km (41 miles) west of Benbecula in the Outer Hebrides, and 430km (267 miles) from the nearest point on the Irish mainland. The … Continue reading

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Photo – From An Teallach Ridge and the views towards the Fisherfield Hills/ Letterewe Forest.This fine circuit visits the edge of the Fisherfield Forest, an area known to keen hill walkers as the ‘Great Wilderness’. It passes through scenery including … Continue reading

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We await more news as the Indian Airforce helicopter managed to fly into where the Avalanche was seen on Nanda Devi. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/world-asia-india-48499548 According to the latest news sadly 5 bodies have been reported as being seen. We await further news. … Continue reading

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This is the second part of the above incident. When you arrive at such a scene of incredible trauma and destruction it is amazing how you cope. This was the job the RAF Mountain Rescue train for an unfortunately this … Continue reading

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An official statement from the Moran Family: We are deeply saddened by the tragic events unfolding in the Nanda Devi region of the Indian Himalaya. As a family, we share the same emotions that all next of kin are experiencing … Continue reading

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