Mountain Safety Lectures – Why not come? Lots of dates and lots of places!


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The MCofS is delighted to team up with Cotswold Outdoor, Tiso’s, The Mountain Café, Aviemore, Scottish Walks Magazine and The Munro Society to deliver this coming winter season’s mountain safety lectures.

All the lectures will be presented by Heather Morning, Mountain Safety Advisor.  With a lifetime’s experience in the mountains, Heather has been a professional mountaineer for 25 years and for the last 12 years has been an active member of the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team.

The lectures will focus on essential skills for folk heading out into the Scottish winter mountains covering navigation, avalanche awareness, route choice, equipment, weather and much more. The lectures are illustrated by beautiful photography, videos and full of personal anecdotes.

Below are details of this seasons lecture venues:

Wednesday 12th November 2014 – Cotswold Outdoor Store, 9 The Atrium, Guild Square, Aberdeen AB11 5PS (01224 593639) 7.30 pm

Friday 14th November 2014 – Cotswold Outdoor Store, Dobbies Garden Centre, Drip Road, Craigforth, Stirling FK9 4UF (01786 241200) 7.30 pm

Wednesday 19th November 2014 – Tiso, Edinburgh Outdoor Experience, 41 Commerical Street, Leith EH6 6JD (0131 554 0804) 7.30 pm

Thursday 20th November 2014 – Tiso, Glasgow Outdoor Experience, 50 Coupar Street, Glasgow G4 0DL (0141 559 5450) 7.30 pm

Tuesday 25th November 2014 – Tiso, Longman Industrial Estate, Inverness IV1 1SN 1(01463 729171) 7.30 pm

Thursday 27th November 2014 – Tiso, Highland Gateway, Inveralmond Roundabout, Perth PH1 3EE (01738 634464) 7.30 pm

Tuesday 20th January 2015Cotswold Outdoor Store, 30 West End Retail Park, 60 Crow Road, Partick Glasgow G11 7RY  (0141 357 5353) 7.30 pm

Wednesday 21st January 2015Cotswold Outdoor Store, 72 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2NN (0131 464 9991) 7.30 pm

Mountain Café 2015 lectures

Wednesday 11th February 2015 Di Gilbert

Wednesday 18th February 2015 Heavy Whalley

The Mountain Cafe lectures will start at 8pm. Those attending can book a meal before the lecture (£12) Meals will be served at 7pm and must be booked in advance by calling 01479 812473.

Places should be booked in advance for all the talks as demand is expected to be high.

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About heavywhalley.MBE

After dinner speaker Lecturer and Mountain Rescue Specialist. Environmentalist. Spent 36 years with RAF Mountain Rescue and 4 years with a civilian Team . Still an active Mountaineer and loves the wild places.
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One Response to Mountain Safety Lectures – Why not come? Lots of dates and lots of places!

  1. jester1970 says:

    Reblogged this on The Airdrie Rambler and commented:
    If you haven’t been to one of the MCofS Winter Safety Lectures before I can recommend attending. Heather Morning puts on a thought provoking and informative lecture, so why not give the TV a miss and go along?


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