Category Archives: Munros

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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Last night I had a visit from an old pal Terry Moore I had known Terry since 1975 when I was in RAF Mountain Rescue. Terry ended up a good pal and also a fine Mountaineer. Yesterday he met up … Continue reading

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It’s been a long time since I have been out on the hill. This was long overdue but due to Bronchitis I had to take a few months off add to that a fall where I hurt my ribs I … Continue reading

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Lancet Edge on Geal Charn avalanche near Ben Alder many years ago. I took an interest in Avalanches from that.

Its Winter 1972 February. This is the last weekend of my Mountain Rescue Trial with the RAF Kinloss MRT. We were off to Ben Alder and were staying in the Garages next to the Big House Ben Alder Lodge up … Continue reading

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My first weekend at Kintail – Jan 1972 some memories. Mullach na Dheiragain and another remote hill to start on.

I will never forget my first weekend out with the RAF Mountain Rescue it was to Kintail in January 1972. It is etched in my mind. I had arrived at RAF Kinloss with the full intention of joining the RAF … Continue reading

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Tragic Day on Ben Nevis

This is from Lochaber MRT Facebook page – my thoughts are with the families and all those involved in the tragedy. I know the Mountain well and many in the Mountain Rescue Teams involved my thoughts as always are with … Continue reading

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The Munro Legacy in the K.A.Bell Library in Perth till 18 March.

Thanks to the Munro Society Anne Butler for this update. The Munro Legacy Exhibition opened yesterday. Ex President Stewart Logan was interviewed by STV News and there was an excellent turnout from interested visitors. The exhibition is at the A. … Continue reading

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