Category Archives: Rock Climbing

Dog Tales – Part 5 Arriving at RAF Leuchars and some big aircraft crashes, huge learning.

That winter was a long one, lots of tragedy‚Äôs in the hills we loved also great days battling the weather, we were a team me and Heavy. Life had changed as Heavy got promoted and posted to RAF Leuchars he … Continue reading

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Dog Tales Part 4 – Wild winters and hard days.

Let me introduce myself: My name is Teallach I was a very soft Alsatian and I have been asked to write about my life in the mountains. Introduction – I was very lucky to have spent all of my life … Continue reading

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Dog Tales – part 3 Back in Scotland.

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

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A Christmas Tale – Dog tales from the back of a landrover.

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

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Staying Alive – Andy Kirkpatrick Podcast.

Many will have heard of Andy Kirkpatrick he is some man but in his latest podcast he takes no prisoners its called “Staying Alive” If there is a man who should know about this its Andy. In the podcast its … Continue reading

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Dicing with Death Feb 1990 – A winter Ascent of the Central Buttress of Beinn Eighe

This is the second of a series of 5 articles written by my pal Andy Watkins. Andy was sadly knocked of his bike many years ago and is now confined to a wheelchair. I knew Andy well he was a … Continue reading

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Winter Adventures – A day at the races on Ben Nevis Castle Ridge, Observatory Ridge, North East Buttress and Tower Ridge.

Winter Adventures This is a from a good pal who I climbed with many years ago. It is his birthday this week I was supposed to go down South to celebrate his birthday. Due to other family commitments I could … Continue reading

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