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Diran Pakistan Part 2 – Moving up the hill, avalanches and near epics.

Diran 7257 metres or  23948 ft in Pakistan was first climbed in 1968 by three Austrians: Rainer Goeschl, Rudolph Pischinger and Hanns Schell. Earlier attempts by a German expedition in 1959 and an Australian expedition in 1964 were unsuccessful. It … Continue reading

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Looking after our own.

I am down in Ayr as I have family member who is very ill. I am so glad that I can help in a limited way by doing simple things for them. We are lucky as we have a strong … Continue reading

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Ticks and Lyme disease a reminder.

Ticks  and Lyme disease again 2019 It was great to see a program on BBC Scotland on ticks and Lyme disease it’s still amazing how many folk are still unaware of the dangers. I have been walking since the 60’s … Continue reading

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It was early away about 0100 yesterday for the 2 and a half hour drive to Sheildaig on the West Coast. What a stunning village that takes the Celtman into its heart as does the whole area. The weather was … Continue reading

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It was a grand day out on Saturday visiting Beinn Eighe with lovely folk. I wandered back up the path at the end of the day waiting for a few stragglers and met a lone runner coming of the tops. … Continue reading

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Yesterday I had a visit to Glenmore Lodge Near Aviemore to help with a video on Mental Health Awareness Week for Mountain Rescue. The Cairngorms were looking superb with lots of snow high up. I am still not ready for … Continue reading

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This photo was taken yesterday – The Shackleton Memorial on Modal Harris photo taken by D McLeish taken on the 29 th Anniversary 30/4/19. This was from a friend who ran the Crash Guard team after we left Harris we … Continue reading

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