Category Archives: Views Mountaineering

Filming in the Mamores today.

Yesterday I had a long day and a meal with Richard Else Cameron MacNeish and Paul Tatershill as we were filming in the Mamores for #RoadsLessTravelled. I was feeling the effects of the day before of an emotional day on … Continue reading

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Ben More – Crianlarich a poignant day a visit with a daughter of the Crew of the Viscount Aircraft that crashed in the winter of 1973.

Yesterday was a great day as I was planning a hill at last. I stopped at Elma’s In Crianlarich early and dropped of the usual-food parcel. Elma has been a true friend of RAF MRT for 40 years. Her son … Continue reading

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Busy day – Early morning cycle , then climbing at Logie head and then meet Johny Muir .

We are still in the heatwave and headed out early into a strong wind to get some miles done. It was a lovely cycle and by the coast I kept cool but it was still hot. It was then get … Continue reading

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Photo memories – early 70’s

The end of the RAF Mountain Rescue Team Leaders Walk early 70’s, I was support part on Ben Lomond at the end, then the long drive back to RAF Kinloss 6 hours in a land rover. Look at the gear … Continue reading

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Well done Shane and your completion of your Munro’s. The Munro’s a few thoughts in an appreciation.

My friend and Team Leader Of RAF Lossiemouth MRT has just completed his Munro’s and there was a tradition in the RAF Shane Munro’s and great to see he was pleased. This is from his facebook page. He would have … Continue reading

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Scrambling – Bouldering, Cycling – the old Question should we wear helmets a discussion point? Thanks in anticipation!

I have a background in Mountain Rescue and the military RAF Mountain Rescue. In my early days we rarely wore helmets when scrambling in the 70’s or even descending steep ground we would take them of at the top of … Continue reading

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Ticks please be aware? Good advice from Scottish Mountain Rescue.

Ticks The last weekend I was out in the hills the last thing I was thinking about was ticks! Despite a thorough search I found another sheep tick again after the hill walk when I got home as did another … Continue reading

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