the 63-year-old said: "Before i had my stroke, i was a keen hillwalker
and enjoyed walking my dog and going out with my friends.
TATTERSALLS IRISH 2,000 GUINEAS FIELD: Decrypt (B Lee), Emaraaty Ana (A Atzeni), Globe Theatre (P Beggy), Guaranteed (K Manning), Hillwalker
(R Cleary), I Am Superman (L Roche), Magna Grecia (R Moore), Mohawk (D O'Brien), Old Glory (W Lordan), Phoenix Of Spain (J Spencer), Shelir (C Hayes), Skardu (J Doyle), Too Darn Hot (F Dettori) and Van Beethoven (Heffernan).
TRAINER Tom Cleary has invested in a new suit ahead of running Hillwalker
in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh tomorrow - and nobody will begrudge him living a little after what he's been through.
Richard Duckworth, who raised PS9,000, said: "The outdoors community are the people using these environments the most and we should all be giving a little bit back."
Volunteers from Ochils Mountain Rescue Team got a Christmas morning surprise when they were called out to assist a stranded hillwalker
THE body of a missing hillwalker
has been found while the search for his brother continues.
AN injured hillwalker
crawled for hours before being rescued from one of the remotest parts of the UK.
has died after falling hundreds of feet from a ridge next to the UK's highest peak.
Earlier this week a hillwalker
died during an expedition with a mountaineering club in the Cairngorms.
Team training officer Tim Cain said: "The minimum requirement for joining the team is competence as a hillwalker
. Climbing, caving or canoeing skills are helpful but far from essential."
TESTS were being carried out on human remains last night to see if they belonged to a hillwalker
who went missing nearly four years ago.
THE body of a hillwalker
has been recovered in the Highlands.