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Contacting SAFOS

SAFOS’s role is primarily to advise sportscotland on the role of the sportscotland Avalanche Information Service and to actively encourage and promote avalanche education and research in Scotland. If you would like to comment on any of these issues you can do so by post, by writing to the following address:

Glenmore Lodge
PH22 1QU

You can also e-mail the Chair of SAFOS, Ross Purves, directly at

News & Events

(SAFOS) Lecture Seminar – 24-25 Oct 2015

An opportunity for all mountain enthusiasts, skiers, boarders, climbers, walkers, mountain guides, instructors, ski patrol, mountain rescue personnel and other professionals to address the challenges that avalanche hazard in Scotland presents.

Avalanche education seminar at Glenmore Lodge

Experts meet to discuss avalanche education in Scotland.