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Highland Scrambles South, back on the shelves! Think - Tip,tap Test!

From the Scottish Mountain Trust – As some of you will know, following a couple of incidents in the Cairngorms, we took the step of temporarily stopping distribution of Highland Scrambles South. 928 more words


Classic Climbing - Cairngorms Clean Sweep Hells Lum Crag - great memories of crazy days on the rock with some top folk.

Allen Fyffe that great man writes about the Classic Clean Sweep a superb rock climb in the Cairngorms in Classic Rock.  He says make sure its dry and wear your rock boots! 1,612 more words


Long day in Edinburgh at the reception in the Scottish Parliament. 

Yesterday was a long day with a visit to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh to the reception on Tuesday evening hosted by Liz Smith MSP, over 100 members, supporters and partners of the two organisations will discuss with MSPs and their staff the contribution mountaineering and mountain rescue services make to the nation’s economy and well-being, as well as some of the opportunities and challenges the future holds. 796 more words


MSPs meet the mountaineers  Scottish Parliamentary reception recognises work of  Mountaineering Scotland and Scottish Mountain Rescue

Today I am off to Edinburgh  to meet  some “MSPs meet the mountaineers at a Scottish Parliamentary reception recognises work of
Mountaineering Scotland and Scottish Mountain Rescue.
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Scottish Mountain Heritage Collection opening 29 Sept - 8 Oct - Get it in your Diaries you will not be disappointed.

Last year I went up to Glen Roy and visited one of the real characters of Scottish Mountaineering Mick Tighe! Mick holds the Scottish Mountain Heritage Collection and is having an open week at the end of the month. 776 more words


'3PeAks' Patch, the Pudding Puppy's Grand Cake Tour

So, a few of you might have noticed, little Patch likes cake…….alot!!! (nothing to do with me, honest…can’t stand the stuff personally! I am certainly never one to equate my Strava calorie count literally into the difference between a slice of shortbread and a double helping of sticky toffee pudding…..nope, not me!) 661 more words

Great news for Torridon Mountain Rescue Team - Well done all.

I heard the great news that Torridon MRT had raised the money needed for their new Mountain Rescue Base. At present they were working out of a cupboard in the Youth Hostel and had done for many years.

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