Scottish Mountain Rescue have reported an increase in the number of mountain incidents across Scotland.
The messages were from work colleagues and Coastguard rescue teams from all across Scotland and England, demonstrating the strong ‘family bond’ and camaraderie among the teams.
Lucy is a professional wildlife guide and outdoor instructor who holds winter, summer and International Mountain Leader awards. She is an accredited Duke of Edinburgh’s Award assessor and works with schools and young people on expeditions throughout Scotland.
Imacher Beach will be the first beach of the new decade to be cleaned by the Arran Beach Buddies who hold monthly beach cleanups around the island.
The path, which leads to the prehistoric chambered cairns and to remarkable views across Whiting Bay, has become a victim of its own success and has become so eroded that repairs, that are expected to last until spring next year, now need to be carried out.