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SOAP Exped to Arran

Last week was the last part of the SOAP mountaineering skills program … and it was destination Arran. The program has run over this this year for eight S5 and S6 pupils across East Lothian’s schools, and the Arran Exped … Continue reading

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Knox Academy Highers

Well not really highers but certainly today, Knox High School pupils as part of a 4 day programme during activity week conquered 4 high summits in the Pentland Hills. Monday involved some rock-climbing and scrambling at North Berwick Law. The … Continue reading

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Summer mountain skills – in the snow!

Click here for a full screen slide-show This last weekend was the Summer Skills Weekend for the Outdoor Learning Service’s SOAP Mountaineering Program. Accommodation was at the very excellent Comrie Croft where we stayed in three of their Katas – … Continue reading

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A Burning Ring of Steal … and other stories

Click here or on the map to view or download pictures. Endorsements by participants are always illuminating; and I’ll take the following in the positive spirit that was intended … ‘Thanks again for great weekend of terror and pain’ – … Continue reading

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High Hopes for Cockenzie Primary

Tuesday and Wednesday saw Mrs Munro and Miss Drummond’s P5s enjoying some fine spring weather at the Hopes reservoir and surrounding Lammermuir Hills . Click here for full-screen slide-show. This was the first two of five days of hill-walking being … Continue reading

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