Risking Life and Limb. Celebrating fifty years of the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation. Judy Whiteside. 2015

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Risking Life and Limb. Celebrating fifty years of the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation.

Whiteside, Judy. Risking Life and Limb. Celebrating fifty years of the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation. OVMRO, Wales. 2015. Ist Edition. 8vo Softcover. Pp300. Foreward by HRH Duke of Cambridge. Cover, Frontis and full page map art George Manley. Illustrated throughout by photographs of rescues, practices, equipment and events. In 2015 The Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation completed its 50th year in providing a free Mountain Rescue service in Northern Snowdonia 24/7/365 by volunteers. This book records events leading to its creation and the way in which it has developed to address new search and rescue challenges both in the mountains and the local community. “Risking Life and Limb plots the development of all those things which have changed, the equipment, the training, the technology, the inevitable paperwork and some of the people. There are incidents and anecdotes aplenty and a liberal sprinkling of ‘Oggi’ humour (a constant thRiskingLifeandLimb_full_coverread througout the fifty years) as team members past and present, family members and casualties talk about their experiences.” All proceed from this book go to OVMRO registered charity No 1160504 to help fund the next 50 years. A new book in fine order. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. More information about OVMRO can be found at www.ogwen-rescue.org uk

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