Category Archives: Scottish winter climbing.

Some thoughts after yesterdays blog.

Thanks for the comments on yesterdays blog.  My apologises if I missed lots out of the story and I know that all who were involved played a huge part. The Cairngorm team have regular incidents as I said and are … Continue reading

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A wild Call out in the Cairngorms.

When you hear that the Mountain Rescue teams are out and the weather is wild  and winds are high few understand what that means. Cairngorm MRT recently located a casualty injured on the plateau on a wild night with incredible … Continue reading

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Moray Club Bus Meet to a windy Cairngorms.

Sadly the weather forecast is not great and I am away early to get the Bus for our monthly Bus meet to the Cairngorms. It was planned as a winter skills day for those who wanted it but that may … Continue reading

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Andy Nisbet’s Funeral Arrangements . Wednesday 20 Th Feb at 1315 at Aberdeen Crematorium West Chapel.

Liz Wallace, Andy’s sister has written: My brother Andy’s funeral will be at Aberdeen Crematorium West Chapel (AB15 8PT) on Wednesday 20th February at 1.15pm and afterwards at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Aberdeen Treetops (AB15 7AQ ). All welcome. Please dress … Continue reading

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Avalanche at Kintail on the Saddle possibly late 80’s looking for information.

I am doing some research into an avalanche that involved the Moray Mountaineering club on a bus meet to Kintail. A hill party were Avalanched on the Saddle at Kintail I think the dates were late 80′,s early 90’s. Can any … Continue reading

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Winter Mountaineering boots? Get a grip?

Boots from Mountaineering Scotland website https://www.mountaineering.scot/activities/mountaineering/winter-mountaineering/getting-started/boots This is a great free website well worth a read and the video explains it all. Which boots for winter mountaineering? Boots are probably the most important item of winter equipment. The type of … Continue reading

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The connection of Steve Perry, Ben Hope and an small insight a part of the man.

I received this through my blog and it a lovely tribute to Steve Perry and gives you an insight into who he was. I am sorry that I did not know Steve but I had heard of his exploits and … Continue reading

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