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More on Recco Reflectors ! Avalanche

From Davy Gunn

I declare a conflict of interest as one of Recco’s Euro trainers. But bias aside, this has been on the go for years and while not as good as companion rescue, works well which is why over 100+ rescue service use it. 297 more words

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Recco Reflectors - some thoughts?

Recco Reflectors – any ideas?

I wrote the other day on my blog about drones and got this reply on another subject from an Avalanche expert Davy Gunn in Glencoe. 2,276 more words

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Drones and me droning on?

I am going to moan a lousy weekend with lots of  pain now on more pretty strong pain killers and the daily walk is out for just now. 321 more words


2015 Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team - Call - out and a few choice words

See below and article by Lochaber MRT on a Callout last two days ago it was placed on Facebook and Twitter and up to just now received over 120000 hits. 1,633 more words


Boys away to Cairngorms - maybe Lurcher's Crag envious?

Pete was sorting out his gear for most of the night and was away early with the “Oily boys” ( Jimmy and Al) to have a look at Rothiemurcus and Lurchers Crag. 190 more words


Dartmoor survival - Navigation

One of the most important aspects of survival on any uplands area is the ability to navigate proficiently. I have certainly spent my fair share of time manipulating maps in the GIS & Remote Sensing Lab during university and from map exercises with 1st Port Isaac Cub Scouts (Don’t laugh, my mother worked really hard to set up and lead* the group … after I spent a good couple of months pestering her) but real navigational experience in adverse weather conditions cannot be underestimated. 860 more words


We follow in the footsteps of giants - RAF Lossiemouth Mrt are now based at RAF Lossiemouth at Last.

From my roving reporter Davy Walker

“Lossiemouth MRT on the move. With the forthcoming disbandment of Military SAR Helicopters, RAF Lossiemouth MRT has moved from Kinloss Barracks to D Flt 202 Sqn Seaking’s hanger at… 620 more words