Category Archives: Avalanche info

Heading to Lochnagar still  a hill of memories?

It’s an early start as I have a 2 and a half hour journey to Lochnagar to hopefully meet Hazel Strachan who will complete 100 Munros in June ( despite the weather) for Mountain Rescue. Well done Hazel what a … Continue reading

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The Fall , Part 1 Feb 1994 – the story of a big call -out in the Cairngorms with some interesting consequences.

13/2/94 – 16/2/94 Cairngorms – Derry Cairngorm 36/012958 Missing walker – found after a 3-day search in appalling weather- KMRT videoed the CAS who had mild hypothermia and frostbite. This proved a PR nightmare as the walker Told/sold her story … Continue reading

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One day one winter – The big hills in winter from Loch Ossian another era?

The West to East Day 16 – 11/11/77. This is one day in a huge winter walk in 1977 when 3 of us Jim Morning, Terry Moore and myself set off from Skye to Mount Keen. The idea of a … Continue reading

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A grand day in Coire an Lochan in the Cairngorms with the Moray Mountaineering Club.

It was the Annual Winter Skills day for the Moray Club and as always we go by Bus to the Cairngorms, stopping en – route in Elgin. Forres and Inverness for member’s pick ups. It has been a poor winter … Continue reading

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Winter skills day tomorrow in the Cairngorms.

It has gone so mild and tomorrow is the Annual Winter skills day for my local Moray Mountaineering Club we are off to the Cairngorms. It is  now annual event run by the club and gives some of the club … 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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Thanks for a good night in Aviemore at the Mountain Skills chat in the Mountain Cafe Aviemore. Learning from experiences?

Many thanks to the Mountain Cafe in Aviemore for hosting the Mountain Skills talk last night, it was a great crowd and as always the food was exceptional. The talks the last in the series is sponsored by Mountaineering Scotland … Continue reading

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