Category Archives: Himalayas/ Everest

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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Ted – from Rushie

RIP Ted, thanks for teaching us all so much and leaving behind things that will keep us all going; explorer, adventurer, inventor, RAF Mountain Rescue, Top Out, freefall, Antarctica, Nepal, Balachulish, Everest, North face of the Eiger, fashion guru, friend … Continue reading

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Update for the Celebration of Teds life in Arran Saturday October 20 th .

UPDATE From Shona Atkins please pass on the detail . The Celebration of Ted Atkins life is to be held on the Isle of Arran on the 20 th October. 1) We have decided to delay the start of the … Continue reading

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Well done on a great trip to the Himalayas for the RAF Anniversary Expedition. Great

I have been following the RAF100 Himalayan Adventure which took a lot of folk in the RAF and associated organisations to the Himalayas for the first time. It was great to see that they had a success and with superb … Continue reading

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Dog Tails from the back of a Land rover – Kinloss MRT, Big call outs, the Harris Shackleton crash and the end of a great life. This may bring a tear to your eye?

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

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Sad news – Mountaineer, Ted Atkins killed in the Italian Alps whilst descending Civetta in the Dolimites.

I received this from one of my best pals Terry Moore it is the call you do not want but that I sadly have taken on to many occasions. “Hello Heavy After speaking tonight I can confirm that TED ATKINS … Continue reading

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How many punctures for our Jenny? A wee trip to Findhorn meeting a Sherpa and out on the bike at last.

HOW MANY PUNCTURES…. who even gets punctures anymore anyway 🙋🙋 I do apparently, all 8of them!!! ((Two down to operator error)) after FOUR midnight punctures on the dark highway with howling WOLVES ((OK probably dogs but in the dark things … Continue reading

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