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Its great to hear good news for a change and to find that my pal Ryan Mac Lean  has won Chris Stirling Rock Award – Inaugural Winner.  Its great to hear of a young man doing well especially a local … Continue reading

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From Corbett’s for Courses About Mountain Aid Mountain Aid is a volunteer-run Scottish Charity with the objective of promoting mountain safety. Providing FREE safety and skills training to outdoor enthusiasts in Scotland. Run wholly by volunteers, 100% of funds raised … Continue reading

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It was early away about 0100 yesterday for the 2 and a half hour drive to Sheildaig on the West Coast. What a stunning village that takes the Celtman into its heart as does the whole area. The weather was … Continue reading

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  The early days of Mountain Rescue was done by Police, local keepers, stalkers, shepherds, Coastguards, climbers and in the very early days the RAF Mountain Rescue. When I was Team leader at RAF Kinloss I managed to collate all … Continue reading

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I was out yesterday down my local cliffs at Cummingston it’s a wonderful place with caves,  cliffs,  rock pools and the sea. Many walk by it on the Moray Coastal path yet its a magical place.  It’s a place I … Continue reading

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When I joined Mountain Rescue in the 70’s the Mountaineering World was life was dominated by males. I was amazed to meet Molly Porter a strong powerful leader and Mountaineer who then was the leader of the Cairngorm MRT. Coming … Continue reading

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I had a visit out of the blue from a pal and his wife. We had sadly fallen out a long time ago but thankfully sorted things out. Life is to short. I had a great couple of days had … Continue reading

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