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Cairngorm John

Allen, John

Cairngorm John

a life in mountain rescue

by Allen, John

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Published by Sandstone in Dingwall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Allen, John, -- 1942 Aug. 28-,
  • Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team -- Biography,
  • Mountaineers -- Scotland -- Biography,
  • Pharmacists -- Scotland -- Biography,
  • Mountaineering -- Search and rescue operations -- Scotland -- Cairngorms

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 301).

    StatementJohn Allen, with Robert Davidson ; introduction by Sir Chris Bonnington.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsDavidson, Robert, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.92.A444 A3 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23869105M
    ISBN 101905207247
    ISBN 109781905207244
    LC Control Number2009483845

    In “Cairngorm John” (his call sign when in contact with search and rescue helicopters) he recalls the challenges of mountain rescue and the many changes he has both witnessed and been a party to. His book is filled with exciting accounts of real-life rescues, discussions of mountain rescue topics such as hypothermia, first aid, and the use.   John Allen, MBE, the long-serving but now-retired leader of the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue, is concerned about the loss of local .

    Allen, John; Davidson, Robert (). Cairngorm John: A Life in Mountain Rescue (eBook). Dingwall: Sandstone Press. ISBN CS1 maint: ref=harv John Allen joined the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team after the time of the disaster and went on to become its leader. Baker, Patrick (). "The Lost Shelter".Coordinates: 57°05′N 3°40′W / °N . Book now your very own Cairngorm motorhome. Take an ultimate Scottish road trip through the Cairngorms National Park, Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire Scotland. Anytime - just leave John a message and he'll get back to you as soon as possible. Cairngorm Motorhomes Rental .

      The Hardcover of the Cairngorm John: A Life in Mountain Rescue by John Allen at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Sandstone Press Ltd. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Cairngorm John: A Life in Mountain Rescue by Allen, John, and Davidson, Robert, and Bonington, Chris, Sir. , Sandstone Press Ltd. ISBN Price: $


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Bothy \ˈbä-thē \ noun. plural noun: bothies (in Scotland) a small hut or cottage, especially one for housing farm labourers or for use as a mountain refuge.

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