Category Archives: Hill running and huge days!

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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Teallach a grand pal on the hills. Dogs on the mountains?

A few photos of my old pal to brighten a wet day. He was a big soft Alsatian with massive paws and a superb temperament. He was out most weekends in Summer and winter from his early days. We learned … Continue reading

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All the Munro’s in one trip.

MUNRO ADVENTURE 2015 WHY My pal Graham and his wonderful dog Penny went out to climb the Munro’s in 100 days . I was just recovering from some big health problems and only managed to meet them on two hills. … Continue reading

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Ben Nevis a few Memories.

Its funny I have been thinking about Ben Nevis this week and the BBC called me today to ask my views on this iconic Mountain. It is sad  that some Mountaineers feel that the normal route up the mountain is  … Continue reading

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