Winter Mountain Safety Lecture

FebFest 125 logoPresented by
Dave Anderson

Preparing for adventures (and avoiding misadventures!) in the Winter Mountains


dave-andersonPlanning an enjoyable day out in the Scottish Winter hills can be immensely satisfying when it all goes well but it’s also essential to be prepared if things don’t.

During the lecture Dave will cover the steps needed to plan a safe day out and get maximum enjoyment in winter as well as giving some tips on how to avoid getting into trouble (learnt from experience!).

About Dave

Dave Anderson is a Fort William based Winter Mountain Leader and MIA.

Dave has been enjoying the Scottish mountains for over 12 years and runs Lochaber Guides, a local mountain guiding business working as a Mountaineering Instructor in summer and a Winter Mountain Leader when the white stuff arrives.

When not working, you’ll often find him enjoying some of the superb winter climbs Lochaber has to offer. Having enjoyed trips to the Alps, Himalaya, Pyrenees and Japan, Dave believes Scotland’s mountains, especially in winter, are world class and that there is no finer place to work and play!

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About the Series

Now in the 32nd year, the Clachaig Winter Mountain Safety Lecture series is the longest running safety iniative of its kind. Designed to be a last port of call before setting off into the winter hills, each lecture will look at key safety considerations which may be a timely reminder when planning your outing for the next day. Read more about the lecture series…

MammutClachaig’s Winter Mountain Safety Lectures are brought to you with the kind support of Mammut UK. Local retailer Nevisport will be on hand with some Mammut products and hopefully be offering some great deals to everyone attending a lecture. Please give them your support so that the lecture series can continue to be provided free at the point of delivery.

Lectures start at approx 8pm in the Boots Bar. If everyone arrives in plenty of time, and gets their food sorted and beer ordered, then there’s more chance that the lecture will start at 8pm! There is NO CHARGE for entry.


At a glance

  • From: 14th February 2017 08:00 pm
  • At: The Boots Bar, Clachaig Inn

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