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    This party of week end Commando's of R. Marine Reserve came to Glen Shee to?

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    General scene of camp 3,500 up MEIL-ODHAR. Glen/Shee.
    5 ft

    Sunday morning camp from Southern side
    8 ft

    Shows surroundings slopes.
    12 ft

    LV. Blackshaw gets ready for mountain exercise.
    17 ft

    Sgt. takes party off for exercise of 'SNOW HOLING'
    20 ft

    Commando fixing snow shows.
    23 ft

    Shows ration packs.
    27 ft

    Ski party leaves camp for instruction under LIA Mc Nabb
    32 ft

    Shot of a tent showing wind.
    35 ft

    Lt. Blackshaw takes party up to rock face.
    38 ft

    - - demonstrates falling on snow slope
    43 ft

    Further demonstration as above.
    47 ft

    Lt. ME NAB. Ski's down slope.
    53 ft

    Showing surrounding Country to North.
    58 ft

    Ski lessen in progress.
    78 ft

    Caps G. Manning and Lr. Pitman point route to Snow Holing party
    85 ft

    Commando's erecting snow camouflage (SNOW HOLING)
    95 ft

    Shows board at Lead of Glen Shee, boundary between Aberdeen, Perthsfire, shows height of roadway as 2,178 ft.
    100 ft


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    Background: This party of week end Commando's of R. Marine Reserve came to Glen Shee to find hard winder conditions in which they could have some Arctic training. They climbed to a height of about 3,500' up Meil-Odhar where they set up Camp & spent the night above the snow line. The party was under the Command of Capt. G. Manning of West Sherwood who is an LCC bridge expert. The mountaineering expert with the party was Lt. Allan Blackshow, who was with Sir John Hans, on his expedition to the Gaucasus last year. Also with the party was Lt. Pitman, Son of Pitman of shorthand fame.

    These men are from shops 2 offices in London. They arrived in Glen Shee on Sat. morning 21st Feb. a will all be back in their shops a offices on Monday morning 23rd Feb.

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