Following the debut success of its support for Scottish Mountain Rescue, Ian Macleod Distillers, one of Scotland’s leading family-owned distillers and bottlers, has today announced a second year of support for the vital emergency service through its Isle of Skye 8 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky.
Isle of Skye 8 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky launches Munro Challenge in aid of Scottish Mountain Rescue Open to all, bag a Munro this September and fly the flag for Scottish Mountain Rescue
The world’s most respected and influential spirit competition, the International Spirits Challenge, has awarded a gold medal to Isle of Skye 8 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky.
How would you sum up the job of a volunteer? "Long hours, no pay, horrendous weather, dangerous, exciting... and just great fun!"
A special UK edition of the Isle of Skye 8 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky bottle featuring a bespoke fundraising label has been launched by Ian Macleod Distillers with 15p from the sale of each bottle going directly to Scottish Mountain Rescue.
How would you sum up the job of a volunteer? "Time consuming but rewarding."
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….
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.
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