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Winter mountain safety lecture tour 2018/19

Mountaineering Scotland has teamed up with Cotswold Outdoor, Tiso, Scottish Walks magazine and Scottish Mountain Rescue 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 lectures, 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.

All this years events are listed below.

Cost of lectures is 5 and bookings now open.

All proceeds from these lectures will go to local mountain rescue teams or the Air Ambulance.

Members from the Teams named in the dates below will attend the lectures to show some of their equipment, chat to audiences and answer questions.


Heather Morning

Tuesday evening at 7.30 pm in Tiso, 1 John Street, Aberdeen AB25 1BT. (Doors open 7pm)

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Wednesday evening at 7.30pm in Discovery Point, Riverside Drive, Dundee DD1 4XA

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Thursday evening at 7.30pm in Tiso, Longman Industrial Estate, Inverness IV1 1SN (Doors open 7pm)

Supporting Dundonnell and Torridon MRT

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Monday evening at 7pm in Cotswold Outdoor Store, 72 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2NN

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Tuesday evening at 7pm in Cotswold Outdoor Store, 30 West End Retail Park, 60 Crow Road, Partick, Glasgow G11 7RY

Supporting Arrochar MRT

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Wednesday evening at 7pm in Cotswold Outdoor Store, Dobbie's Garden Centre, Drip Road, Craigforth, Stirling FK9 4UF

Supporting Killin MRT

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Thursday evening at 7.30pm in Tiso, Highland Gateway, Inveralmond Roundabout, Perth PH1 3EE (Doors open 7pm)

Supporting Ochils MRT

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Wednesday evening in Tiso, Aviemore.

Details to be confirmed