Category Archives: People

In praise Search and Rescue Dogs (SARDA) and what they did at Lockerbie.

One of the most understated group of folk I have met. SARDA ( Search and Rescue Dogs) For many years they worked alone men and women and dog on the mountains searching for lost souls. As a member of Mountain … Continue reading

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Cycle to Syracuse – The Cairns to the Castle Ride from Lockerbie to Edinburgh Castle. A few poignant thoughts before we go.

Today I travel down to Lockerbie on Saturday to join the Ride to Edinburgh Castle from Lockerbie with over 100 cyclists. The weather with some heavy rain forecast after the big storm Callum . I am part of the Cycle … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Castle interesting weather forecast for tomorrow.

EDINBURGH CASTLE – STORM CALLUM From the Cycle to Syracuse Facebook page. A yellow warning for rain is in place for Saturday 13th October, for the duration of the Cycle to Syracuse event over the southern end of the route. … Continue reading

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Getting ready for winter? Maps and route planning?

Route planning in winter ? Maps, Gps and changes over the years. I used to love getting out the maps and planning my hill days now it’s so easy with so many great Guide books and advice on the net … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham now in Spain ! Going well look at her face in the photos that’s over 100 days of effort. Estimated roughly 1610 miles to go ! Unsupported round the World.

Jenny Current location: Mérida, Spain Miles covered so far: 16,664 Estimated miles to go: 1,610 Jenny has made it back to Europe! She is truly entering the last phase of her around the world adventure now… A herculean effort took … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham Update – Cycling round the World unsupported . She is leaving Nova Scotia – Halifax Airport. Heading for Europe . Your getting there ! So proud of you .

Alaska – Nova Scotia It’s a #wheeeeelylongway!! Skidded to a hault last night at Halifax Airport, on route to Lisbon to start the final push of 3000km back to #berlin! Yet again the bike shops of the world sprung into … Continue reading

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The sun comes out at Plockton and all is fun.

I had another good day at Plockton on the West Coast the sun was out and we enjoyed places I had missed in the past. So much time has been spent in the high hills it’s great to see the … Continue reading

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