Posted on Oct 18th, 2013
Please click on the images of Sona and his family to view full size
EVENT: Family walk in aid of the Sona Sherpa Memorial Fund
CAN supporter and CAT trekker Rob Mackay was greatly saddened by the tragic death of CAT Sirdar Sona Sherpa in the terrorist attack at Nanga Parbat in the spring of 2013.
Sona’s wife, Doma and their two children, Pemba Dorje and Pema Rnji now face some...
Posted on Aug 23rd, 2013
Doug Scott’s 2013 Autumn/Winter lecture tour has now been confirmed with venues across the country from Aberdeen in north east Scotland to Plymouth on the south coast with dates in October, November and December. Click here to see tour dates
BIG WALLS and HIGH MOUNTAINS with Doug Scott and Paul ‘Tut’ Braithwaite
Amongst the tour highlights will be a series of lectures in...
Posted on Jul 12th, 2013
A Memorial Fund has been set up to support the young family of Sona Sherpa, a Sirdar and Climbing Sherpa with Community Action Treks (CAT), who tragically lost his life on the evening of Saturday 22nd June at Nanga Parbat base camp, Pakistan.
Sona was one of ten climbers from an international climbing party shot by Taliban militants. He had worked with CAT for ten years, and was a...
Posted on Jul 9th, 2013
Please click on the photos in the above gallery to enlarge the images
More than 85 walkers and their dogs enjoyed the glorious countryside at Lowther Castle in a sponsored dog walk to raise money for three charities working in Nepal.
The dogs were given a Hindu tikka blessing, a Bhuddist flower garland and a Christian blessing by Reverend Norman Robinson in Lowther Church. Luckily the...
Posted on Apr 25th, 2013
Click through the gallery above to see images from Andy Parkin’s exhibition
CAN supporter, world class climber and artist Andy Parkin held an exhibition and sale of his own work and that of the children he works with at Bahrabise School. It was a great success, with his studio/workshop full to the rafters with visitors, who also enjoyed a delicious curry!
The event was partly to raise...