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Redwings Mountains Animal Sanctuary and Craigs of Lethnot

Redwings Mountains Animal Sanctuary and Craigs of Lethnot


Postby litljortindan » Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:59 pm

Date walked: 31/08/2017

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 7 km

Ascent: 365m

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A fine day out beginning with a stroll round Redwings Mountains Animal Sanctuary followed by easy walking over the Glen Prosen/Clova foothills.

ImageDSC02681 by John Little, on Flickr
Lots of friendly inhabitants at Redwings -mainly rescue horses and donkeys with free admission and invitation to donate

ImageDSC02707 by John Little, on Flickr
Onto the hillside -quite pleasant once past the felled area

ImageDSC02714 by John Little, on Flickr
Lomonds

ImageDSC02717 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC02718 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC02719 by John Little, on Flickr
Airlie Tower

ImageDSC02735 by John Little, on Flickr
View west

ImageDSC02747 by John Little, on Flickr
Lomonds again

ImageDSC02752 by John Little, on Flickr
Not sure

ImageDSC02763 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC02764 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC02767 by John Little, on Flickr
At Craigs of Lethnot

ImageDSC02772 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC02775 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC02778 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC02784 by John Little, on Flickr
The Scott-Wilson memorial. Could Crean have made a difference and why weren't Scott's last orders executed properly by Atkinson?


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Re: Redwings Mountains Animal Sanctuary and Craigs of Lethno

Postby Graeme D » Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:23 pm

Interesting last shot and question? I had no idea such a memorial was there! :shock:
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Re: Redwings Mountains Animal Sanctuary and Craigs of Lethno

Postby litljortindan » Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:06 pm

Graeme D wrote:Interesting last shot and question? I had no idea such a memorial was there! :shock:


A relatively new addition in 2012 it seems.

Atkinson, who was supposed to carry out the orders to send a rescue party with dogs to meet Scott's party, seems to have made a few strange decisions such as knackering the rescue party beforehand by getting them to unload the supply ship when the ship's crew could have done the work and sending a rescue party without a skilled navigator. However, I think the rescue party was sent out too early and/or didn't wait long enough or travel far enough. Then bad weather set in so maybe it was ultimately the weather that was the problem.
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