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80 years and still hiking ...
John Ransom - JHC past president

A familiar face ...

John Ransom celebrated his 80 birthday in July. Please read 'a salute to John Ransom on his 80th birthday'. John is still a keen hiker and can show some of the youngsters how to hike!!!

Photos by Robbie MacDonald. Click on photos for enlargements..

John leading the way.

Lunch time nap.

Taking a break.

A keen hiker but relaxing is important ...

Howard, JHC president, presenting birthday card

John saying a few words

John appreciating the moment

Birthday presentation at August slide show ...

Bill Murray paying tribute to John

John addressing everyone present

John with his usual demonstrative manner

Special birthday cake prepared by Jean Paetzold

John cutting the cake with everybody singing happy birthday

John sitting on the commemorative bench at Foothold

Bench presentation at Foothold on 25 September ...