Category Archives: mountain safety

Duke of Edinburgh Award Expedition 13 to 16 Oct 1967 End of Day 1 – 13 Oct to 14 Oct 1967 Location Forest Bridge near Loch Doon We had had a long first day and camped in a “perfect” location. … Continue reading

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After I gave my talk in Ayr On Wednesday I was given some photocopied papers and two great photos at the end of a long day. I had driven from home to Ayr that day 4 hours and set up … Continue reading

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It was a long warm 4 hour drive yesterday to my home town of Ayr to speak at a fundraiser for Galloway MRT. My grand kids were heading home to England on the same day so I am glad my … Continue reading

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There is something about Stac Pollaidh that when on this lovely wee mountain or any other of these great mountains it brings the incredible words of Norman MaCaig to the mind. How can someone write such words that the hills … Continue reading

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I am up in the North West staying with friends for the night at Elphin in a cottage about 30 minutes North of Ullapool! After a great night I got up early to watch the sunrise this place to me … Continue reading

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I was away early in the morning the forecast I got was not bad. I was on my own as some of my group from the Moray Club had other plans . One party were kayaking others doing other Corbett’s. … Continue reading

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I am off to Ardgour for the weekend its a place of magic and memories here is one. Ardgour –  Garbh Bheinn in a heatwave to Ardgour visiting Alan Grouts (RIP) Memorial.- It had been my plan for many years … Continue reading

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