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Ross Cunningham and Mountains Mend Minds campaign

EDM (Early Day Motion) 447: tabled on 11 October 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 14 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends the work of Ross Cunningham from Glenrothes through his Mountains Mend Minds web site and social media accounts; notes that Mountains Mend Minds encourages people of all levels of fitness to enjoy the physical and mental health benefits of walking in the hills and mountains; notes that Ross took up mountain walking in 2017 while going through a period of depression and continues to be an active campaigner on behalf of people with mental health problems; commends his numerous fundraising activities, most recently in raising money for the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) by climbing to the highest points of almost all of the 29 mainland local authorities in Scotland; recognises his work to encourage people to enjoy not only the great mountains of Scotland but more modest walks near his home in Fife; and congratulates him in his recent achievement in completing the ascent of all 282 Munros, becoming the 7,227th Munro-bagger to be recognised as a compleator by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.