Category Archives: Views Mountaineering

Sometimes a photo cheers you up. The magical Suiliven.

Seen from the West this wonderful mountain  looks like a huge pillar and what a mountain its is. I have been lucky enough to have climbed on it and sailed past it on a journey round the West Coast in … Continue reading

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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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Windy day in the Cairngorms – a reminder of the power of Nature.y

Yesterday was our annual Winter Skills day out with the Moray Mountaineering  Club. It was the monthly Bus meet and the bus was pretty full as we left picking up folk in Elgin, Forres, Nairn, Inverness. We dropped folk of … 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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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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