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The Baden Powell Award a special heart warming night in Beith.

Yesterday was a special day for my nephews daughter Beth she was awarded the Baden Powell Award for Guides In Beith surrounded by her family and friends. I was honoured to be asked to present this to her and speak … Continue reading

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Sometimes a photo cheers you up. The magical Suiliven.

Seen from the West this wonderful mountain  looks like a huge pillar and what a mountain its is. I have been lucky enough to have climbed on it and sailed past it on a journey round the West Coast in … Continue reading

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A wild Call out in the Cairngorms.

When you hear that the Mountain Rescue teams are out and the weather is wild  and winds are high few understand what that means. Cairngorm MRT recently located a casualty injured on the plateau on a wild night with incredible … Continue reading

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Windy day in the Cairngorms – a reminder of the power of Nature.y

Yesterday was our annual Winter Skills day out with the Moray Mountaineering  Club. It was the monthly Bus meet and the bus was pretty full as we left picking up folk in Elgin, Forres, Nairn, Inverness. We dropped folk of … Continue reading

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Moray Club Bus Meet to a windy Cairngorms.

Sadly the weather forecast is not great and I am away early to get the Bus for our monthly Bus meet to the Cairngorms. It was planned as a winter skills day for those who wanted it but that may … Continue reading

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Andy Nisbet’s Funeral Arrangements . Wednesday 20 Th Feb at 1315 at Aberdeen Crematorium West Chapel.

Liz Wallace, Andy’s sister has written: My brother Andy’s funeral will be at Aberdeen Crematorium West Chapel (AB15 8PT) on Wednesday 20th February at 1.15pm and afterwards at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Aberdeen Treetops (AB15 7AQ ). All welcome. Please dress … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a personal Mountain Tragedy and a huge thanks to all who risk their lives for us.

Originally posted on heavywhalley:
These words from my nephew on the search for his Uncles. “God bless all those in the search, human and canine alike.” After over 40 years involved in Mountain Rescue every mountain accident is a tragedy.…

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