Category Archives: Bothies

At the weekend with the Moray Mountaineering Club we spoke about river crossings as the rivers were high. Few folk understand the dangers of flooded rivers they are and can be uncompromising and every year take a life.  My day, … Continue reading

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It was pouring when we got up and it was a planned Moray Mountaineering bus meet to Glen Feshie. The club organised about 10 bus meets every year. Gordon the great “Bus monitor” organises it a thankless task. We managed … Continue reading

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I am out with the Moray Mountaineering Club on a Bus Meet to Glen Feshie the rain is battering down. This is the forecast Scotland: A wet day with extensive hill fog and drizzly rain; heaviest and most persistent in … Continue reading

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Busy 18 plus hrs 3 plus hrs drive – Loch Arkaig / Loch Arkaig means a lot to me as my Dad trained in 1935/36 as a student minister. He loved the area and took me there in the mid … Continue reading

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We are continuing to appeal for information relating to missing walker Martin Rhodes, a week on from when he last seen. The 46-year-old from West Yorkshire was last seen around 8.30am on Wednesday, May 1 in Kinlochewe. He was reported … Continue reading

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I was away early in the morning the forecast I got was not bad. I was on my own as some of my group from the Moray Club had other plans . One party were kayaking others doing other Corbett’s. … Continue reading

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1972 Kintail Day 2 – Beinn Sgritheall from Loch Hourn. Next weekend Lochnagar hills.

This is from my diary about my first weekend out with the RAF Kinloss Mountain Rescue Team in January 1972. I am on my first weekend of three as a Trial to become a member of the Mountain Rescue Team. … Continue reading

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