Category Archives: Local area and events to see

Fun day in the Roseille forest with Burghead primary school and Outfitmoray! Moray Mountaineering Club AGM a slide show -Hills on Horseback / General Wades Roads: 

Yesterday it was a busy morning helping Outfitmoray a local charity that I am the patron of with their Active Schools day at my local Burghead primary school. http://outfitmoray.com/wp-content/themes/Avada/assets/js/html5shiv.js Outfit Moray Outdoor Adventure Activities Charity Lossiemouth Changing Lives Through Learning … Continue reading

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A Wander with old pals Strathpeffer and a few memories of a big walk in 1978!

Yesterday was a day catching up with some old pals, Terry Moore and Gillian were up at Strathpeffer and we had a catch up. Jim and Pam Morning also came over and we had a great wander around this lovely … Continue reading

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The Lancaster crash on Beinn Eighe in Torridon.

 THE LANACASTER CRASH ON BEINN EIGHE ROSS AND CROMARTY, SCOTLAND – 14th March 1951 IN THE MEMORY OF THE CREW OF LANCASTER TX264 Yesterday a group of RAF Mountain Rescue went to Torridon winter training they climbed Fuselage gully on … Continue reading

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Thanks for a good night in Aviemore at the Mountain Skills chat in the Mountain Cafe Aviemore. Learning from experiences?

Many thanks to the Mountain Cafe in Aviemore for hosting the Mountain Skills talk last night, it was a great crowd and as always the food was exceptional. The talks the last in the series is sponsored by Mountaineering Scotland … Continue reading

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Missing person in Lochaber – can you help?

If you have been out and about in Lochaber have you seen this man? If  you were out and about on the hills keep your eyes open and if you have seen Mr Clift please contact the Police –  please … Continue reading

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Winter Skills Talk in the Aviemore Mountain cafe on Wed 8 th Feb and 15 th Feb. Details below !

The Skills chats will take place on Wednesday 8th February, 7pm for meal, 8pm for lecture  Aviemore Mountain Cafe,  A Meal is available, £13, booking essential. Heathers lecture (8th) is headlining that ‘Every Day’s a School day’ even for the most … Continue reading

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The Cooks Cairn a misty start then a sunny January Day

It was an easy start for a January day and I got picked up from Elgin for the short drive through Whisky Country. The group had risen to 7 and two cars were needed! We had planned the Graham Cooks … Continue reading

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