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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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I was out yesterday down my local cliffs at Cummingston it’s a wonderful place with caves,  cliffs,  rock pools and the sea. Many walk by it on the Moray Coastal path yet its a magical place.  It’s a place I … Continue reading

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When I joined Mountain Rescue in the 70’s the Mountaineering World was life was dominated by males. I was amazed to meet Molly Porter a strong powerful leader and Mountaineer who then was the leader of the Cairngorm MRT. Coming … Continue reading

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I had a visit out of the blue from a pal and his wife. We had sadly fallen out a long time ago but thankfully sorted things out. Life is to short. I had a great couple of days had … 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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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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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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