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A past visit to the An Lurg Wellington Crash site near Bynack Mor in the Cairngorms.

The Cairngorms are a wonderful place and apart from the well tramped Munros and superb climbs there are places of great wildness and the area is full of tales and secrets. During the war there was a huge military presence … Continue reading

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Arran wander up Glen Rosa Cir Mor and Beinn Tarsuin.

I am in Arran to help raise funds for the Arran Mountain Festival and I am speaking along with two of the local lassies in Corrie Village Hall tonight at 1930, there will also be a BBQ run by the … Continue reading

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Things I wish I knew before getting older. Look after your body its the only one you have.

Look after your body when your young how many of us have said that ? For me the long days with big hill bags, carrying heavy loads and stretchers have taken their toll. Also the wet gear and bivies long … Continue reading

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Aonach Bhuidhe – and the stunning Glen Elchaig a Cycle, a new remote Corbett a lot of sun. Also a few tips for the sun

I drove the short 30 minutes from the Kintail Bunk house  where I had an overnight stay the small bothy only hold 6 people and it was a noisy night as there was a party going on at the Hotel … Continue reading

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ARCHIE ROY OBE 1945–2017 – Lomond MRT

Mountain Rescue is full of characters, they are real people that few outside their team acknowledge. This is an Obituary of Archie Roy OBE of the Lomond Mountain Rescue Team by his pal Bob Sharp. RIP Archie my condolences to … Continue reading

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Home after an interesting few days with Outfitmoray in the Cairngorms!

Day 4 & 5 in the Cairngorms at Badaguish with Outfitmoray a local Charity and the Respite week for kids, now I need a rest! The last two days went well the kids had a great days canoeing on Loch … Continue reading

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Badaguish Day 3 – Gorge scrambling and lots of food a few tired kids now but still smiling.

Yesterday was day 3 for the kids out on a Respite week with OutfitMoray in the Cairngorms they were Gorge scrambling in Glen Feshie and after breakfast they were off after a bit of fun getting them into all the … Continue reading

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