Category Archives: SARDA

Missing person Harvey Christian – Ben Nevis

From Lochaber MRT The last two days have seen the team search for the missing person Harvey Christian who failed to return from Ben Nevis on Friday 27th January. With extremely challenging weather conditions which did not allow helicopter assistance. … Continue reading

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Out with SARDA Scotland yesterday at the Lecht

As President of SARDA Scotland I at last managed to get a day with them on a training day. They had been out training at the Lecht ski area all weekend. The heat was hard going for the dogs and … Continue reading

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The Strathfarrar Munro’s. Only managed two but a day of varying weather.

Yesterday I went with some pals to Strathfarrar a lovely Glen not far from Inverness. These are great hills but access is available from 0900 – 2000 in summer. We arrived a bit early but gained the wrath of the … Continue reading

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The joy of being outdoors ?

I had a great week last week and it does not get much better. I was on the hill with some great friends they were all types of people in the small group as I was completing my Corbett’s. I … Continue reading

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A weekend with SARDA Scotland. What an inspiring time.

I am just back from an amazing few days completing my Corbett’s in Appin with great friends. Then it was down to Glencoe to join SARDA Scotland in their training 4 days of Assessment. I had been to training days … Continue reading

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