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Busy day on my local Munro Ben Wyvis . Stunning weather great views and a bit of wind.

A Busy Ben Wyvis I made the best use of yesterdays great forecast and went to my local Munro Ben Wyvis. I had been driving all week and Dianne my pal offered to drive so we left a cold Burghead … Continue reading

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Cycle to Syracuse: Looking back on a very wet cycle ride from Edinburgh to Lockerbie. 70 miles of heavy rain but with such incredible people. Thank you all the support crews and the riders.

Nearly a year ago it was an early rise up at 0500 and away from Edinburgh to Lockerbie for the 0730 Cycle event . I was with my pal Mark Hartree who was with me in the RAF Mountain Rescue … Continue reading

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The incredible Jenny Graham round the World cycle record attempt in Alaska – Bears , Bells and boldness . 11783 miles in Go Jenny Go !

What a girl now in Alaska moving very well so much energy and motivation. Love you girl stay safe and well ! To cycle through Alaska and the Yukon is incredible what an adventure! Raving it and braving it ✌️ … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham on the BBC

twitter.com/cyclingukscot/status/1017804336703909889 Jenny going great on her World record attempt.

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One of the most iconic views ?

The view from the bothy is incredible you have a panorama of the mighty not often seen side of An Teallach to the wonderful Corbett Beinn Dearg Mor and Loch na Sealga. These mountains are mountaineers mountains in a setting … Continue reading

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The wild fires still are ongoing. Falling of a bike part 2.

Yesterday I mentioned the fires that are ongoing in the West especially Wester Ross and as I headed to Elgin there was a gorse fire near Hopeman the smoke filled the air. The firemen were on the road sorting out … Continue reading

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48 years Service Ewan MacKinnon Skye MRT

I have just been told that Ewan MacKinnon is retiring after 48 years with Skye Mountain Rescue Team even longer than ex TeamLeader Gerry Ackroyd. Sadly I will miss the farewell part but what an incredible Service to the Skye … Continue reading

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Grand day on the Ben with the crowds – “and still they come” watch the sun lots of sun burnt folk about.

It was lovely day on Ben Nevis I was out with some old friends taking there pals up the hill. They had travelled from mainly down South a long drive up North Jenny visiting Elma at Crianlarich on route. Seemingly … Continue reading

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On way to Ben Nevis

I had a grand drive down to Glencoe today it was a superb day the hills were stunning! Snow was still high up on the hills but every thing was so green. This is superb time of year to see … Continue reading

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On my travels to Ayr and Lockerbie! A bit wild weather forecast!

I Left home for the journey to Ayr mid morning after a medical appointment the roads were fine with cloud on the hills through the Cairngorms. The rivers full and Spey flooded in places looks like a big thaw on. … Continue reading

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