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The Celtman Extreme Triathlon June 2018, what an event.

It was an incredible idea to organise an Extreme Triathlon in Scotland and a few had their doubts, including myself. A few thought that to run such an event on the West Coast was bold and questions like would the infrastructure in the Torridon area cope, the tiny single track roads and where would it be held! 2,303 more words


Fathers Day - Thanks Dad.

Father day. –  Many would not believe that I had a minister as my father a “Fire and Brimstone minister” a tee – totaller. I looking back had a great child hood though, though we had very little money in a big manse in Ayr, (he tithed his small salary to the Lord) Yet he was a good Dad loved sport, football and the mountains. 936 more words


Celtman Extreme Triathlon today - all the best to all the competitors and those who look after them.

I woke early and think of all the Celtman and women who are now ready for the swim in Loch Torridon 3.2 kilometre early this morning then they are off for a 202 kilometre cycle and then the run over Beinn Eighe.  322 more words


Receiving the Evcharist: Cosmic Church and Mountain Rescue Session Ale

Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations.  Drink from the cup of heresy.  This week’s offering: … 420 more words

Daily Heresy

The Celtman Saturday 16 th June 2018 in Wester Ross Torridon all the best to all involved Competitors and Safety Marshall’s.

This weekend I will manage out after a long time out with my rib injury to help Torridon Mountain Rescue Team with the Safety Cover for the Celtman. 632 more words


A Not-So-Epic but Somewhat Hilarious Mountain Rescue

For those who read my last blog post, thanks for taking the time. Y’all are saints.

As promised, I am writing more often, and it’s not going to be about feelings, because I hate those things anyway. 1,310 more words


June 1984 An interesting ascent of the Great Prow in Skye, classic memories.

Interesting day on the Great Prow Blaven Skye.

I was out for another weekends training at Kintail on the West Coast with the RAF Mountain Rescue Team. 1,341 more words

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