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Blyth Wright Has Passed Away

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Blyth Wright, a great servant of Scottish Mountaineering, died last Sunday 24th May following illness.

His work at Loch Eil Centre, Glenmore Lodge and ISM made him one of the best known characters in Scottish mountaineering.

He will be particularly well remembered for the work he did as co-ordinator of the Scottish Avalanche Information Service and for the two books he co-authored: the original Poll Dubh guide with Klaus Schwartz and "A Chance in a Million" with Bob Barton.

Above all he will remain as a fond memory in the extraordinary set of anecdotes in which he starred!

I understand the funeral will be at Aviemore on Friday.


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28 May, 2009
Sorry to hear that.
28 May, 2009
Goodbye Blyth and thank you for all your help.
28 May, 2009
sad to hear that I won't be seeing Blyth again, I wonder if the Scottish avalanche service would ever existed without him
28 May, 2009
Sad to hear the news, will always have fond memories of my mountain leader training course with Blyth at the Lodge nearly 15 years ago. Thanks for all you taught me that week Blyth!
28 May, 2009
Funeral is tomorrow at 1330Hrs at St Andrews kirk in Aviemore, then down to Banchory Cemetary at Newtonmore. Gathering at The Old Bridge Inn (Blyth's local) after.
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