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Cairngorm John

Author : John Allen
ISBN : 1905207247
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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'Cairngorm John' Allen's memoir of 30 years of mountain rescue.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Caleb S List

Author : Kellan MacInnes
ISBN : 9781909912069
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 42.87 MB
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Shortlisted for the 2013 Saltire Society Scottish First Book award.Edinburgh. 1898. On the cusp of the modern age. Caleb George Cash: mountaineer, geographer, antiquarian and teacher stands at the rocky summit of Arthur's Seat.This is the story of Caleb, me and the Scottish mountains visible from Arthur's Seat. Somehow the Cashs or the Calebs didn't sound right so I have called the hills on Caleb's list The Arthurs.More than just a climbing book this is the story of a survivor. Caleb's List is a beautifully descriptive account in which Kellan MacInnes intertwines his own personal struggle with HIV with the life story of Victorian mountaineer Caleb George Cash, beginning with the moment in 1898 when Caleb stood at the top of Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh and made a list of 20 mountains visible from its summit, from Ben Lomond in the west to Lochnager in the east.MacInnes stumbled upon this longforgotten list of hills, now dubbed the Arthurs, and in this book he sets a new hillwalking challenge ... climbing the Arthurs.Drawing on history, literature and personal experience, MacInnes offers both practical and emotional insight into climbing these hills, in an account that is a must-read for hillwalkers, visitors to Edinburgh and lovers of Scotland all over the world.This is not just a book about hillwalking and history. At its heart this is powerful landscape writing that explores the strong bond between a person and the hills they love . . . The author writes with skill and considerable authority. ALEX RODDIE, authorCaleb Cash himself is an important if neglected figure in the history of the Scottish outdoors and the author's personal story gives the book an emotional power unusual in a guidebook. An excellent book. CHRIS TOWNSHEND, authorA triumphant debut. THE GREAT OUTDOORSA tribute to the healing power of the Scottish landscape and to survival against the odds. THE SCOTSMAN
Category: Sports & Recreation

Cairngorm Club Journal

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ISBN : SRLF:AA0001643188
Genre : Mountaineering
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Category: Mountaineering

Preventing Fatal Incidents In School And Youth Group Camps And Excursions

Author : Andrew Brookes
ISBN : 9783319898827
Genre : Education
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This book approaches the prevention of fatal incidents in outdoor education and related fields through detailed study of past tragedies. Although safety in many fields is built on accumulated lessons from past incidents, tragedies on school or youth group camps and excursions are so infrequent and so widely scattered that knowledge from previous incidents can elude those who would benefit. Nevertheless, the emergence of unlearned lessons from the past weighs heavily when those affected by a tragedy judge whether an incident should have been prevented. This book provides a foundation for a detailed and comprehensive understanding of fatality prevention in outdoor education, and in youth camps and excursions. It compiles, examines, and analyses information on fatal incidents that have occurred over many decades, involving many kinds of groups and endeavours, from around the globe. No previous work has attempted this task.
Category: Education

The Nature Of The Cairngorms

Author : Philip Shaw
ISBN : 9780114973261
Genre : Science
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The Cairngorms area is arguably the most significant for nature conservation in the British Isles and contains its largest National Park. In this book, 35 authors, drawing on published and unpublished sources, present an up-to-date review of the area's natural features, including plants, animals, habitats, geology and landforms. The review falls into three parts. The first and largest part describes the area's rich diversity of nature, with each chapter summarising recent research findings, trends and conservation issues for a different landform, habitat or species group. The second part considers deer management, recreation and projected climate change impacts. Part three focuses on rare and threatened species, and identifies areas and habitats rich in species for which the Cairngorms are nationally and internationally important.
Category: Science

In The Shadow Of Cairngorm

Author : William Forsyth
ISBN : NYPL:33433069332132
Genre : Abernethy and Kincardine (Scotland : Parish)
File Size : 53.92 MB
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Category: Abernethy and Kincardine (Scotland : Parish)

The Cairngorm Club Journal

Author : Cairngorm Club
ISBN : NYPL:33433007850542
Genre : Mountaineering
File Size : 37.36 MB
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Category: Mountaineering

The Cairngorm Mountains

Author : John Hill Burton
ISBN : HARVARD:32044081258774
Genre : Cairngorms (Scotland)
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Category: Cairngorms (Scotland)