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      Fred Cochrane

      Outdoorsy | Collected | Dog-Lover

      Mini bio

      I love going on journeys exploring the wild places of Scotland; spending time looking at the wildlife, and sharing the experience with others.

      Although my first passion is mountains, I am also passionate about paddling the amazing waterways of Scotland. I have lived in Scotland since 2005, and still, feel like I am on my holiday!

      I absolutely love Scotland, its people and landscapes.

      I have qualifications to lead and coach canoeing, also to lead in the mountains on foot, and by mountain bike.

      I am a Ski Patroller and hold a Wilderness E.M.T.

      Places to Play 

      The Cairngorms- especially if there is a covering of snow for a ski tour.

      Not a lot of people know this 

      In my previous career in the Fire Service, I was a member of a World Champion Tug O War team, winning Gold at the First World Fire Fighter Games 1990 in Aukland New Zealand.  I successfully defended the title in Las Vegas in 1992!!

       

      Our holidays reviewed
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      This was a trip of a lifetime! It exceeded all my expectations and everyone I had contact with at Wilderness Scotland was kind, friendly, helpful and Tim, our guide did everything he could to make us happy. Thank you!

      Kathleen Simonton
      Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Islands
      Reviewed on 03/08/2015

      Rated 4.87 out of 5 based on 4,252 reviews

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