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Winter mountain safety lecture tour

Mountaineering Scotland has teamed up with Cotswold Outdoor, Tiso, The Mountain Cafe, Aviemore, Scottish Walks magazine and The Munro Society to offer you a fascinating insight into Scotland's mountains in winter and some essential safety advice for heading into the hills at this time of year.

In these free lectures, sponsored by the Herald & Times Group, publishers of Scottish Walks magazine, Heather Morning, our Mountain Safety Advisor will share her beautiful photography, videos, personal anecdotes and adventures, while equipping you with some essential skills for winter navigation, avalanche awareness, route choice, equipment, mountain weather and much more. 

With a lifetime's experience in the mountains, Heather has been a professional mountaineer for 25 years and for 16 years was a member of the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team.

Places are free but limited, so to avoid disappointment, please book your seat by popping in the relevant store or calling them on the numbers given below.

Heather Morning

  • Thursday 24 November, 7pm - Aberdeen
    Tiso, 1 John Street, Aberdeen AB25 1BT
  • Book now 01224 646872
  • Monday 28th November, 7pm - Stirling
    Cotswold Outdoor store, Dobbies Garden Centre, Drip Road, Craigforth, Stirling FK9 4UF
    Book now on 01786 241200
  • Tuesday 29th November, 7pm - Perth
    Tiso, Highland Gateway, Inveralmond roundabout, Perth PH1 3EE
    Book now on 01738 634464
  • Wednesday 30th November, 7pm - Dundee
    Tiso, 22 Whitehall St, Dundee DD1 4AF
    Book now on 01382 221153
  • Tuesday 6th December, 7pm - Inverness
    Tiso, Longman Industrial Estate, Inverness IV1 1SN
    Book now on 01463 729171
  • Wednesday 7th December, 7pm - Glasgow
    Tiso, Glasgow Outdoor Experience, 50 Coupar Street, Glasgow G4 0DL
    Book now on 0141 559 5450
  • Thursday 8th December, 7pm - Edinburgh
    Tiso, Edinburgh Outdoor Experience, 41 Commerical Street, Leith EH6 6JD
    Book now on 0131 554 0804
  • Wednesday 4th January, 7pm - Edinburgh
    Cotswold Outdoor Store, 72 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2NN 
    Book now on 0131 341 2063
  • Thursday 5th January, 7pm - Glasgow
    Cotswold Outdoor Store, 30 West End Retail Park, 60 Crow Road, Partick Glasgow G11 7RY  
    Book now on 0141 357 5353
  • Wednesday 8th February, 7pm for meal, 8pm for lecture - Aviemore
    Mountain Cafe, Aviemore. Meal is available, 13, booking essential.
  • Wednesday 15th February, 7pm for meal, 8pm for lecture - Aviemore
    Mountain Cafe, Aviemore. Meal is available, 13, booking essential.
    This lecture, the only one not to be delivered by Heather Morning, will be given by mountain rescue legend David 'Heavy' Whalley. His adventures can be followed on his blog