Category Archives: Mountaineering

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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The eighth edition of the CELTMAN! Extreme Scottish Triathlon, part of the Xtri World Tour, will take place on June 15th 2019 in Wester Ross, Scotland. Since it began I was part of the Marshalling on the mountain and helped … 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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Photo – From An Teallach Ridge and the views towards the Fisherfield Hills/ Letterewe Forest.This fine circuit visits the edge of the Fisherfield Forest, an area known to keen hill walkers as the ‘Great Wilderness’. It passes through scenery including … 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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