• Winter Walking, Top tips, Get Ready with Stuart Johnston (Glasgow)

    Information ---------------- I'll be attending this, and sharing with you all - also looking into a proper course if anyone is interested. Descripton from the event page: Stuart Johnston will be joining audiences at Tiso stores with his top tips for winter walking and how to get ready! Stuart Johnston is one of the UK’s most highly qualified and respected mountaineering instructors. Stuart is a member of the teaching faculty for WEMSI Europe and holds the position of Team Leader of the Tayside Mountain Rescue. Stuart will share his years of knowledge and experience on how to stay safe in the Scottish mountains this winter covering the essential to stay safe such as Kit, Navigation, weather and more! Doors will open at 6.15pm and the event will start at 6.30pm. Cost ------ Tickets are £5 and all proceeds made will be donated to various Scottish rescue teams. More Information ----------------------- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/winter-walking-top-tips-get-ready-with-stuart-johnston-glasgow-tickets-52862945493 Transport ------------ Please arrange your own transport. Note that the last event I attended here the carpark was completely full, well before the start time, although there is some nearby parking on-street. Payment Details --------------------- Please book and pay for your own ticket via the link above.

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  • Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure!

    Go Ape

    Information ---------------- Take in the stunning surroundings of Queen Elizabeth Forest Park as you fly 46 metres above the ground on two of Britain's longest zip wires. Located in the Trossachs National Park, it's a mecca for Go Ape pilgrims, thrill seekers, adventure lovers and those that just want to get out and have some fun in Loch Lomond. Cost ------ £29.70 for 16+, £22.50 for 10-15 year olds, plus share of £3 parking where required.Note: Admission prices include a 10% discount. More Information ----------------------- https://goape.co.uk/days-out/scotland/aberfoyle Limitations --------------- Age 10+, 4' 7" (1.4m) minimum and 20½ stone (130kg) maximum. Note: 10-15 year olds need to be accompanied by an 18+ adult. Transport ------------ To be discussed. Likely to be leaving Glasgow for 8.45am. Payment Details --------------------- By deadline either: - In cash - PayPal - Bank transfer Once you RSVP I will message to confirm how to pay. Deadline ----------- Please RSVP and arrange payment by 12.15pm on Sunday 18th February.

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  • Hillwalk: Conic Hill

    Conic Hill, Balmaha

    • What we'll do A little walk up Conic Hill, and another not too early start. Anyone that wants to join feel free :-) Disclaimer: Sore knee, so I'm taking it easy! • What to bring Good footwear for muddy conditions, waterproofs, water. • Important to know A few hours max, 4km and 350m climb https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/lochlomond/conic-hill.shtml

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  • Cancelled - Ben Lomond

    Ben Lomond

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  • The Whangie

    The Whangie, queens view car park

    • What we'll do Planning a little walk up the Whangie, and not too early a rise. Anyone that wants to join feel free :-) Disclaimer: Sore knee, so I'm taking it easy! • What to bring Good footwear for muddy conditions, waterproofs, water. • Important to know https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/glasgow/the-whangie.shtml

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