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From Corbett’s for Courses About Mountain Aid Mountain Aid is a volunteer-run Scottish Charity with the objective of promoting mountain safety. Providing FREE safety and skills training to outdoor enthusiasts in Scotland. Run wholly by volunteers, 100% of funds raised … 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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  The early days of Mountain Rescue was done by Police, local keepers, stalkers, shepherds, Coastguards, climbers and in the very early days the RAF Mountain Rescue. When I was Team leader at RAF Kinloss I managed to collate all … Continue reading

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It is sad that a family in such a time have to issue a statement. I knew Martin for many years he was a true professional in every way. Please share. An official statement from the Moran Mountain Team: “In … Continue reading

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We await more news as the Indian Airforce helicopter managed to fly into where the Avalanche was seen on Nanda Devi. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/world-asia-india-48499548 According to the latest news sadly 5 bodies have been reported as being seen. We await further news. … Continue reading

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An official statement from the Moran Family: We are deeply saddened by the tragic events unfolding in the Nanda Devi region of the Indian Himalaya. As a family, we share the same emotions that all next of kin are experiencing … Continue reading

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I met a pal yesterday from my days at RAF Leuchars Mountain Rescue Team who was celebrating his 50 th birthday Tommy Pilling. He joined the RAF Leuchars MRT as a young lad in 1988. Now Tommy like me when … Continue reading

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