Category Archives: Hill running and huge days!

Mountain Aid Step into winter talk – yesterday in Dundee with great assistance from the Ancrum Mountaineering Club and Tayside Mountain Rescue another good evening.

Last night was my second last talk “Step into Winter” in a busy week for Mountain Aid on Mountain Safety. I left Ayr for my trip to Dundee and it was an easy journey no rain today. Arriving early to … Continue reading

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Mountain Aid Talk in Irvine a great night good crowd and good Craick . Thank you all for your support from the two local Mountaineering clubs.

Yesterday after a long drive back from Dunfermline from my first of 5 Mountain Aid Talks on Step up to Winter. I drove back to Ayr it poured all the way home. I was staying with my sister in Ayr … Continue reading

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Mountain Aid safety talks next week all free entry and I am sure it will be a good night.

Next week I am away doing the Mountain Aid Talks that run from Monday to Friday. Last year I did the same and enjoyed the week and met so many folk. It is great to get out and talk to … Continue reading

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A few words from Jenny Graham – round the World record breaker in 124 days.

Operation ‘Round the world go-go-go’ complete 🚴🌎💦 in 124days 10hours 49minutes I travelled 29,657km across 4 continents 🌎🌍🌏 #boom! The support from EVERYONE has blown me away (or around, I’m not sure) both at home and away YOU have all … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham round the World Solo in 125 days

A truly amazing day watching the now famous Jenny Graham become the fastest lady to cycle around the world solo in 125 days! Congratulations Jenny.

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The rivers are in spate be aware – As always Nature rules and respect the weather. There will always be another day?

River Awareness Two of my friends recently very experienced mountaineers  who I spoke to this week have had snags with rivers and the rain is still falling with today a break and then more rain for the weekend. One pal … Continue reading

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A big day in Fisherfield and an unplanned night in the bothy at Shenevall

In the early 80’s I was into big days on the hills. In Mountain Rescue we trained hard for the inevitable call out after a long day on the hill or after work! To get fit we pushed out the … Continue reading

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