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ThinkWINTER! Winter mountain safety lectures 2019/20

Mountaineering Scotland has teamed up with Cotswold Outdoor, Tiso, Craigdon Mountain Sports, 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.

Our Mountain Safety Advisor Ian Stewart will share photos, 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. 

All this years events are listed below.

Ticket price is 5*.

All proceeds from these lectures will go to local mountain rescue teams or Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance.

*Except Craigdon talk in November which is 8 and will include coffee and cake at the cafe..



Photo by Tuomas Mutanen

Thursday evening at Craigdon, The Pentland Outdoor Centre, 44 Biggar Rd, Edinburgh EH10 7BJ.

Tickets 8 (includes coffee and cake at the cafe). Doors open 6pm for a 6.45 start.

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Wednesday evening at Tiso, 1 John Street, Aberdeen AB25 1BT. 

Tickets 5. Doors open 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

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Thursday evening at Tiso, Longman Industrial Estate, Inverness IV1 1SN. 

Tickets 5. Doors open 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

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

Tickets 5. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm

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Wednesday evening in Tiso, Highland Gateway, Inveralmond Roundabout, Perth PH1 3EE

Tickets 5. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

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Thursday evening at Cotswold Outdoor Store, Dobbie's Garden Centre, Drip Road, Craigforth, Stirling FK9 4UF. 

Tickets 5. Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

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Saturday evening at Tiso, Aviemore Outdoor Experience, Unit 1 Aviemore Retail Park, Aviemore PH22 1AF.

Doors open 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

Tickets 5 - booking open from mid-December.