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Froachaidh 879 metres "The heathery hill" and one of many tops!

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I was out with the Moray Mountaineering Club (MMC) staying at the superb Alec MacIntyre hut near Onich for the weekend. It is situated just off the busy A82 and I drove down late morning. 1,060 more words


Calgary ice climber in hospital after 50-metre plunge

Friends and family of a Calgary man who plunged 50 metres from a sheer ice wall in Kananaskis are praying for his recovery.

Tyler Davidson was reportedly scaling an ice pillar dubbed Kemosabe, a popular ascent for ice climbers just off Waiparous Valley Road northwest of Calgary, when he fell Tuesday afternoon. 195 more words

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1966 - A rescue on Ben Nevis, again and again!

A Saint Andrews day tale

When I joined the RAF Kinloss Mountain Rescue Team in the early 70’s there were as always some wild tales of rescues in the past that were handed down through the years. 320 more words

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Every day a school day in the Scottish mountains – even for the most experienced.

This is from Mountaineering Scotland Press Release and the winter reminders lots of easy simple information, please read and share if possible? I have had three great days on the hills on the last week and learned. 1,408 more words


Next year's award...

Well the dust has settled, along with the snow. It’s been non-stop networking since the TGO Awards last Wednesday, around 8.40pm, when I heard my name called and the world turned upside down. 3,440 more words

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We follow "in the footsteps of giants" The Cairngorm Disaster 1971 - article from The Scottish Saltire Branch 

Thank you for all the correspondence on the tragedy on the Cairngorms in 1971 I have been given a lot of information on the tragedy by many different people involved. 3,939 more words

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#212 – Bleaklow from Snake Pass

I’m not saying that I’ve turned into a ‘fair weather walker’, but It’s good to be able to pick and choose hill days according to the conditions.    1,139 more words