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St Nicks running - York

St Nick’s is a former landfill site transformed into a thriving nature reserve a mile from the city centre of York. It became a Local Nature Reserve in February 2004 in order to conserve and maintain a diverse range of habitats sustaining wildlife. 157 more words


The Little known RAF Mountain Rescue Service - 1946 from the Illustrated London News.

Many thanks to Dave Earl for this look at the past, thanks Dave.

 These were from the early days of Mountain Rescue when the Police,locals did any rescues that occurred in the mountain areas often assisted by the Clubs, Climbers, walkers and the RAF Mountain Rescue Teams that were located throughout the UK. 417 more words

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I am so glad I always took photos on the hills! What was your favourite old camera?

It is not hard to take photos nowadays the simple camera phone /digital revolution makes it so easy to take photos on the hill. I have always carried a camera and broken so many over the years but that is me. 678 more words


4 seasons in a day on Beinn Eighe at the Lancaster crash at the Triple Buttress with two special people.

On Sunday I was up at 0500 and away by 0545 it was raining as I headed over to the West Coast to Torridon to meet some pals for a visit to the Beinn Eighe Lancaster crash in the wild and beautiful Coire Mhicfherchair. 1,697 more words


Early start again - Off to Beinn Eighe to the Triple Buttress and the Lancaster Crash.

I will be heading off just before 0600 to meet a few pals including Geoff a relative of one of the crew from the 1951 Lancaster Crash. 191 more words

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Past visits to the Lancaster Crash on Beinn Eighe.

This Sunday I am re – visiting Beinn Eighe with one of the crew relatives  of Fg Off R Strong to the small memorial that is on the propeller on the screes below the huge Triple Buttress. 710 more words

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The Beinn Eighe Lancaster Crash visit to the Triple Buttress on Sunday

This has been a busy time of year for visiting some of the many aircraft

crashes on the Mountains, two weeks ago  I was in Skye a… 354 more words