From Kenny ex Team Leader RAF Kinloss MRT “We had some money bequeathed to us (1994 ish?) from a Dr who had died and who had been an ex Deputy OIC of KInloss Mountain Rescue Team in the ‘50s. 628 more words
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The photo above is of a wonderful painting by Pat O Donovan who was a member of RAF Mountain Rescue and I am sure painted this for the RAF Kinloss Team for one of their anniversaries. 2,769 more words
Thank you for the supportive comments on yesterday’s blog. I did it as a former colleague contacted me as he realised that after over 20 years he was suffering from PTSD. 332 more words
Many will know that I suffered from PTSD after Lockerbie in 1988 and at times it still effects me! I have written about it many times in my Blog and regularly hear from so many who suffer from it. 1,685 more words
I heard yesterday that snow fell on the Cairngorms and maybe this is the start of a long winter. I am off on Thursday to the Cairngorms so I will see for myself. 321 more words
A must-see for anyone with an interest in Scottish mountaineering and mountain rescue. Various talks by Ian Spike Sykes.
IAN ‘SPIKE’ SYKES –
TRANSITION EXTREME Aberdeen Thursday 27th October 7pm
IAN ‘SPIKE’ SYKES – ONETOUCH THEATRE Inverness 31 Oct 2016 at 1930
As a young man Ian was posted to RAF Kinloss Mountain Rescue Team where he was involved in some of the most legendary call-outs in Scottish mountain history, including the 1963 New Year tragedy on the Isle of Skye. 137 more words
1991 Phil Jones -Memories of Assynt
Seanna Bhraig a past visit.
This Corrie brought back many memories but this was of a good friend who was the Assynt Mountain Rescue Team Leader Phil Jones was killed in a wind slab avalanche on February 3 1991. 610 more words