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.
The UK’s highest Mountain, Ben Nevis, provided the dramatic backdrop for world-acclaimed Scottish climber Dave Macleod and Ian Macleod Distillers, one of Scotland’s leading distillers and bottlers, to unveil an exclusive three year sponsorship agreement with Scottish Mountain Rescue today (Wednesday 2 October 2013) through its Isle of Skye 8 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky.
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