Category Archives: Weather

Avalanche Awareness

As the first snow is forecast on the mountains this week it’s worth discussing Avalanche Awareness. Most Mountaineers have all the gear all costing so much cash but few spend money on Avalanche Awareness training. I would advise every winter … Continue reading

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Ardmair a wonderful setting by the sea and the mountains. This week snow is forecast for the mountains

I am so lucky my Grandkids are in Scotland and up and they were up for the Festival at Ullapool staying at Ardmair Point caravan and campsite. What a location that is. The sea the small Isles and the mountains … Continue reading

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Thoughts

It’s funny I get great photos from folks on the hills, climbing, walking and on the sea in the wild places. I love seeing them. I do not get out so much but treasure every day despite that it takes … Continue reading

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Great time in Wales

I have been away in North Wales golfing for 5 days. No hills for me sadly no time to visit pals who live locally but we had great weather. I was very lucky to spend 3 years in North Wales … Continue reading

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Wales – memories of a wild savage weekend in the Cairngorms.

It’s good being back in Wales where I am down golfing for a few days. We bumped into Pete a Climbing instructor from the Navy at Llandudno golf club. I had not seen Pete since the mid 80’s. He worked … Continue reading

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Beach Clean up at Hopeman East Beach.

You can tell she is back my Stepdaughter Yvette only a few days after returning home from the far South she was organising a Beach Clean on our local Hopeman Beach. This is where she grew up and loves this … Continue reading

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The Incredible honest thoughts of a Mountain Rescue Team Leader.

This is an article I found on the Torridon MRT Website it’s about a pal Terry Doe who was one of the Torridon MRT Team Leaders. I love finding articles such as this and cannot thank Terry for allowing me … Continue reading

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