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David Prest Rescue Story

David Prest Rescue Story

By Ian Macleod |  31 October 2013

Experienced climber and director of a Surrey-based Hospice, David Prest, aged 64 knows only too well how valuable the Scottish Mountain Rescue volunteer work is as he recovers from an unexpected heart attack while climbing Carn a Chlamain on the Atholl Estate. David tells the story of his own rescue this Summer….

Hannah McAleese Rescue Story

Hannah McAleese Rescue Story

By Ian Macleod |  22 October 2013

Ben Nevis holds deep emotional significance for Hannah McAleese, aged 28, because it was where she was rescued from an avalanche by members of the Lochaber Mountain Rescue team in 2006. Speaking about her experience Hannah has limited memory of the rescue itself but recounts the story of how a University trip climbing to Britain’s highest mountain changed her life.