Category Archives: Munros

A great insight into the World of hill running! Jonny Muir – “The Mountains are Calling”

Many know my thoughts on these incredible people who run over our mountains and wild places. I was privileged to write a forward for another runner Manny Gorman who ran the Corbett a few years ago. In it I described … Continue reading

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Thoughts – A busy few days Climbing Munro Bagging ,Filming ,Biking and good pals.

Last week was busy and at last I got a bit of rock climbing at Logie Head With Dan and Pete it was a short afternoon but good fun. Later that day in the evening I met the author Jonny … Continue reading

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Ben More – Crianlarich a poignant day a visit with a daughter of the Crew of the Viscount Aircraft that crashed in the winter of 1973.

Yesterday was a great day as I was planning a hill at last. I stopped at Elma’s In Crianlarich early and dropped of the usual-food parcel. Elma has been a true friend of RAF MRT for 40 years. Her son … Continue reading

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Photo memories – early 70’s

The end of the RAF Mountain Rescue Team Leaders Walk early 70’s, I was support part on Ben Lomond at the end, then the long drive back to RAF Kinloss 6 hours in a land rover. Look at the gear … Continue reading

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Well done Shane and your completion of your Munro’s. The Munro’s a few thoughts in an appreciation.

My friend and Team Leader Of RAF Lossiemouth MRT has just completed his Munro’s and there was a tradition in the RAF Shane Munro’s and great to see he was pleased. This is from his facebook page. He would have … Continue reading

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Nikki Spinks – Double attempt on Ramsay Round. 116 miles / 57000 ft of ascent and 48 peaks in 48 hours! Good luck

The inspirational Nicky Spinks is aiming to become the first runner to complete a 116-mile Double Ramsay Round in the Scottish mountains. *** Follow Nicky’s progress on her Double Ramsay Round attempt via this LIVE TRACKER *** The Ramsay Round … Continue reading

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The Celtman Extreme Triathlon June 2018, what an event.

It was an incredible idea to organise an Extreme Triathlon in Scotland and a few had their doubts, including myself. A few thought that to run such an event on the West Coast was bold and questions like would the … Continue reading

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