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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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I met a pal yesterday from my days at RAF Leuchars Mountain Rescue Team who was celebrating his 50 th birthday Tommy Pilling. He joined the RAF Leuchars MRT as a young lad in 1988. Now Tommy like me when … Continue reading

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Today I am meeting an young /old team member from my days as RAF Leuchars MRT Leader. I had a phone call asking if I was up for a day out from Tommy Pilling who is up in the Cairngorms … 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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