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Cairngorm John A Life in Mountain Rescue


For over thirty years John Allen was an active member of the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team and for most of them acted as Team Leader. 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 seen 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 of helicopters and search and rescue dogs. Peoples with interesteing characters his accounts are at all times humane and the book is laced with humour.

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Cordee Code: CNC109
Author: John Allen
No of Pages: 320
Page Size: 129 x 196 mm
ISBN 10: 1905207573
ISBN 13: 9781905207572
Publisher: Sandstone Press
Published Date: September 2010
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: colour plates
Weight: 320g

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