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Gwen Moffat - an incredible lady - How many know her story?

I was very lucky to have been brought up with some many  friends telling me the tales of past Mountaineers and other incredible people.  I have always loved books especially mountaineering books and as my Blog stated the other day and stirred a bit of interest with many stating what their favourites were. 684 more words

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Lost Bothys and days past.

The RAF Mountain Rescue Teams have trained all over Scotland since 1944 and had great access to many areas that few mountaineers at the time struggled to get to. 751 more words

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Top Mountaineering Books - Any favourites?

I have tried recently to cut down my Mountain Library unfortunately there was no chance of that happening. Recently I have bought more books: The Adventure Game – Keith Partridge. 879 more words

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Search Dogs at RAF Kinloss any one remember?

I have been asked to help as SARDA are trying to find out where a few old dog handlers who were in RAF MR at RAF Kinloss are and I need a contact for SARDA. 1,188 more words

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Glen Coe Skyline Race - a bit more

I just re read my mates account of the Glencoe Skyline race and this really stood out to me and gives an idea of the true calibre of many who compete in these races. 288 more words

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Glencoe Skyline Ultra Marathon - A Personal story by Mark Hartree (2ba)

Glencoe Skyline Ultra Marathon

This is the story of the Glencoe Skyline Marathon by Mark Hartree a friend from  my days in RAF Mountain Rescue – He then had a nickname 2ba in the team  (small but as he says perfectly formed) 2,096 more words

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20 - Dogs, cattle, mist and hill skills!

 

Blog post 20

Wainwright count:                 3

Wainwrights:                          Caw Fell, Haycock and Red Pike

Who with:                               Susie, my Patterdale Terrier & Sally, my father’s Boarder Terrier… 1,185 more words