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General information

What you get……

  1. Two nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation in twin bed rooms
  2. Saturday night meal, speakers and Ceilidh dance
  3. Wide choice of mostly outdoor workshops in the fantastic Cairngorms National Park delivered by experts including many Rescue practitioners
  4. All transport between hotel and workshops during the weekend and lunch on both Saturday & Sunday
  5. Guest speakers, including Andy Kirkpatrick
  6. Many exhibitors, including Lyon Equipment, Keela and others
  7. Delegate goody bag and entry to the prize draw

Where you stay…..

You will be in shared twin rooms in the Macdonald Aviemore Resort. This is the perfect centre for our conference. Located in the Cairngorms National Park, within 5 minutes’ walk of the train station and 20 minutes’ from Glenmore Lodge; the National Outdoor Training Centre and only 25 minutes from the main car park for the Northern Corries, where many workshops will take place.

More information on the accommodation is available http://www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/our-hotels/macdonald-aviemore-resort/

The Workshops

Our rescues do not take place indoors, so most of your workshop choices at this conference are based outside. Using venues in the stunning Cairngorms National Park you will be working  in small groups with expert instructors, many of whom are also Rescue team members.  There is more information on workshops via the button on the left and the list of workshop topics is also available here. This document will be updated as new information becomes available.

What it costs……

We’ve calculated a full package price for two nights accommodation, two days of workshops, Friday evening talk, Saturday night dinner and ceilidh and also day delegate rates. There are also  prices for individual elements throughout the conference and it is possible to bring your spouse/partner also.

Member(1) Non member(2)
Full package £220 £350
Day delegate £95 £165

(1) Member: full or probationary members of voluntary rescue teams recognised by the Police and affiliated to their national representative body: Mountain Rescue Committee of Scotland, Mountain Rescue England and Wales or Mountain Rescue Ireland.

(2) Non-Member: officers and staff of associated organisations (ALSAR/Police/Fire & Rescue Service/Ambulance Service/Coastguard or similar) and overseas visitors with a similar background.