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If you are timing your ascent, start your watch as soon as you turn onto the Marysville Woods Point Road (C512). Mountains demand an awful lot of us physically, technically, mentally and psychologically. Mountain Professionals is celebrating over 10 years in operation. The legend goes that his own real conversion took place while on Slemish out in all weathers, communing with nature and praying continuously. As the years pass, William is sent from one mountain circuit to another.

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Publisher: Scottish Mountaineering Trust (December 31, 2002)

ISBN: 0907521681

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