Category Archives: Hill running and huge days!

Running on empty. 1976 North to South of Scotland.

I have just read Kevin Woods update on his winter traverse of the Munros. The weather is wild and yet Kevin is still pushing on. He is up North and had an early start on Saturday on Conival and Ben … Continue reading

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Kevin Woods – Winter Munro Round.

I am following Kevin Woods on his Winter Munro Round. He started on Mull on Dec the 22 on Ben More. If he completes he will be only the third person to complete this epic walk. The late Martin Moran … Continue reading

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Dog Tales – part 3 Back in Scotland.

Let me introduce myself: My name is Teallach I was a very soft Alsatian and I have been asked to write about my life in the mountains.  I was very lucky to have spent all of my life on the … Continue reading

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The Snowdon Charity Bike Race over the horseshoe including Crib Goch. Memories.

Snowdon Bike Race over the horseshoe including Crib Goch. Memories and history. When I arrived in North Wales in 1978/79 as full time Mountain Rescue Deputy Team Leader of the Valley Team the Annual Snowdon Charity Bike Race was in … Continue reading

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30 years on I still miss the man Al MacLeod –

Al Macleod 14/7/1989 Looking through some photos especially with modern media   of a few pals and great memories come flooding back. I saw a photo today and my mate was full of life with that huge grin of Al MacLeod … Continue reading

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The Incredible honest thoughts of a Mountain Rescue Team Leader.

This is an article I found on the Torridon MRT Website it’s about a pal Terry Doe who was one of the Torridon MRT Team Leaders. I love finding articles such as this and cannot thank Terry for allowing me … Continue reading

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Well done Findlay Wild – 10 in a row winning the Ben Nevis Race.

The Ben Race Description The Ben Nevis Race is a mountain race that takes place annually, from the foot of Ben Nevis to the top, then back again. The course is 14 km long and includes around 1,340 metres of … Continue reading

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