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I conquered Excalibur!

Yesterday, John and I completed the first of our two big races, the Excalibur half marathon, a 21 kilometre trail race in the Clwydian mountain range with over 900 metres of ascent. 1,119 more words

A New updated MacInnes Stretcher needs cash for development - Some thoughts and the latest update BBC news.

The MacInnes Stretcher, invented by mountaineer Hamish MacInnes was a breakthrough when it was made in the early 60’s and took many years of hard work from its early days to develop. 823 more words

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Fears for Climbers and Walkers? A few thoughts on making life easier for those who sit and wait at home.

Many outside of the Mountaineering world will not realise that the mountains in Scotland continue to take a toll.  This year there have been 11 fatalities on the Scottish Mountains according to the Media, every one a tragedy. 702 more words


Missing walker Lochailort and Glenfinnan and a body located in Glencoe.

Police have appealed for help in tracing a hillwalker who has not been seen since 3 May when he boarded a train at Fort William. 182 more words

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HYPOTHERMIA - Hints 'n' Tips

Let’s be clear here, conditions on the trail, fell or mountain don’t necessarily need to be bad for Hypothermia to set in. Running and moving fast creates heat and a runner can generate a great deal of heat in a short space of time. 89 more words

Teallach - Its a Dog's Life.

It is a dreich day and I needed cheering up and up came a photo of my old Dog Teallach – sit back and have a tea or coffee or later in the day a wee drink you may have a tear in the eye at the end – enjoy. 1,828 more words


Missing Hillwalker in Glen Lui located - a sad day.

10:02 Friday 13 May 2016 –

Sad news but at least the family can get closure, fantastic commitment from Braemar MRT and all the other MR teams in Scotland who assisted them. 421 more words

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