Category Archives: Films

“The Right to Roam” a right we take for granted in Scotland. Patagonia film sums it up. The Mountain Bothies Association.

  That great company Patagonia a hugely environmentally friendly company have helped made a great wee video about a trip to Scotland in winter by some snowboarders from the USA . It really tugs at my heart strings and is … Continue reading

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AGM Outfitmoray and Film Night with Moray Mountaineering Club.

Yesterday was busy of to Aberdeen to see Robyn and have lunch and a chat and the roads were fine but it was a raw cold and the hills are filling up with snow I would imagine. Then back home … Continue reading

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Applecross – My last day with Outfitmoray at Applecross – Hillwalking before the rain and Mountain Biking.

Yesterday we were chasing the weather and it was due to come in early afternoon, my group went hill walking from the famous Bealach Na Ba in Applecross.  By now we were all getting tired as I was and we … Continue reading

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Valley Uprising – a great film about the history of the wild climbers, Base Jumpers and wing suits of Yosemite.

I have been lucky to spend time in the climbing Mecca of Yosemite and what a place to be. It is a place John Muir loved and yet has been so commercialised almost making this place of wildness seem out … Continue reading

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Beacons in the Outdoors a good article by Mountaineering Council Of Scotland and a Video by Lyle Brotherton.

I am often asked about the use of Personal Locator Beacons in the Outdoors and I am no “techy geek” but have seen them about and done simple trials on them in the past in my RAF Mountain Rescue Days.(Always … Continue reading

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Operation Moffat – a short film about Britains First Female Mountain Guide. I enjoyed it!

  A few days ago at Last I bought Film Operation Moffat from Steep Edge Films and really enjoyed it a short film and an insight into Gwen Moffat the UK’s first Female Mountain Guide. It is  a short film … Continue reading

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BMC – film on Gwen Moffat and a couple of her books well worth a read of an inspiring lady. Years ahead of her time.

Gwen Moffat is now 91  and still a person I admire she has a long history of involvment in Mountain Rescue and marrying Johnie Lees who was RAF Mountain Rescue Team Leader and a mountain Guide. Gwen wrote an incredible … Continue reading

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