Douglas Abercrombie Year: 2005Syd Scroggie - the blind mountaineer
The late Syd Scroggie - the blind mountaineer in 2005. Syd served with the Lovat's Scouts and proudly displays their headgear. Syd served in the Pioneer Corps in the early part of the War - working at Ben Alder Estate. He wrote several poems about the local mountain bothies. Sleep in peace my old friend. His book "Cairngorms Scene and Unseen" tells stories of McCook's Cottage.
Picture added on 09 April 2012 at 19:15