Glen Coe

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Glen Coe

 (glĕn′ kō′)
A valley in the Scottish Highlands north-northwest of Glasgow. It was the site of a notorious massacre of Jacobites by Scottish soldiers loyal to William of Orange (February 13, 1692).
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Four mountain rescue teams (Glencoe, Lochaber, Cairngorm and Tayside) who broke away from SMR still receive a share of funding.
Climbers were warned of a high avalanche risk in Glencoe, Lochaber and Creag Meagaidh.
Glencoe, Lochaber and RAF mountain rescue teams were alerted and two RAF helicopters were scrambled.
Elizabeth King, 26,had been attempting to traverse the 3,173ft Aonach Eagach ridge in Glencoe, Lochaber, with her 58-year-old father John on Saturday.
John Rawinsley King, 58, from America, and daughter Elizabeth, 26, were traversing the 3,173ft Aonach Eagach ridge in Glencoe, Lochaber, on Saturday when Mr King, a consultant economist from Virginia, injured a knee and his daughter, a student living in Edinburgh, broke her leg in a fall.
John Rawinsley King, aged 58, from America, and his 26-yearold daughter Elizabeth, were attempting to traverse the 3,173ft Aonach Eagach ridge in Glencoe, Lochaber, when their ordeal began on Saturday.
They praised Elizabeth's "extraordinary" heroism after a series of accidents on 3,173ft Aonach Eagach ridge in Glencoe, Lochaber.
"Whilst we support the Scottish Government's provision of funding to SMR teams, we now believe such funding has also been made available to the four rescue teams who resigned from SMR a couple of years ago (Glencoe, Lochaber, Cairngorm and Tayside) so the funding formula has already been extended by the Scottish Government.
Glencoe, Lochaber and RAF mountain rescue teams were alerted, as well as helicopters from RAF Kinloss and HMS Gannet in Prestwick.