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Muir of Ord 5 peak climbers on a high

Published: Mon 21 Jul 2014

The Muir 48 hour Five Peaks Charity Challenge climbers on top of Snowdon in North Wales.

AN intrepid group of guys from Muir of Ord have 10,000 reasons to feel accomplished this week after successfully completing a punishing charity challenge.

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