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Surviving Lockdown 2021 – Hannah

We are celebrating how our community is using the 5 ways to well-being to get through lockdown (connect – be active – take notice – give – keep learning) To share your story please drop us a message. We would love to hear from you! Next up is our General Manager Hannah: “Lockdown 2021 came…

Surviving Lockdown 2021 – Fraser and Katie

We are celebrating how our community is using the 5 ways to well-being to get through lockdown (connect – be active – take notice – give – keep learning) Next up is Fraser, longstanding member of the Pinkston staff team, and his girlfriend Katie, also a Pinkston instructor. They have been busy exploring close to…

Pinkston Lockdown Update and Meeting Invites

From the team at Pinkston, we want to pass on our best wishes to all of our community as we sit out the latest lockdown. With all of the team on part or full furlough life is very different for us – as we are sure it is for you. We, like you, continue to…

Surviving Lockdown 2021 – Kyle

Our quest to celebrate how our community is using the 5 ways to well-being to get through lockdown (connect – be active – take notice – give – keep learning) has taken us on a virtual trip out of our local area and up to Fort William.  As a community of adventure seekers, we totally forgive envy at these…

Surviving Lockdown 2021 – Mhairi

Next in our series of how members of our community have been adapting to lockdown is Mhairi, our amazing ops assistant.  Mhairi’s life has changed more than most in the past year, but ever positive she has found lots to enjoy in amongst the challenges. Here is her story: “I became a first time mum during the…

Surviving Lockdown 2021 – Cameron

The latest in our search for inspiration for local adventures comes from Pinkston regular, student, and freelance coach Cameron. Not even the snow can put him off in his search for paddling fix! East Renfrewshire is home for Cameron, and here’s what he has to say: “To break up the lockdown day to day routine…

Surviving Lockdown 2021 – Niamh

We have been talking amongst ourselves about what has been keeping us going through this seemingly never-ending winter lockdown. Until we can share our love for the outdoors with you in person we hope a glimpse of what some of us have been up to can bring a little inspiration for the adventures and outdoor…

Lockdown 2021

The team at Pinkston are sad to share the news that off the back of recent announcements we will be closed until further notice. This decision will be reviewed later this month, but it is likely to remain in place until at least 1st March.  Some exceptions will apply to rescue service training. The board…

Short Course Update

This is a little side project that has been completed by a small group of enthusiastic volunteers. The short course at Pinkston has been out of action for the majority of time that Pinkston has been open – the scene of varying projects, many many hours have been spent never drawing a conclusion in terms…

Move to Level 4

As today’s decision to move Glasgow into Level 4 we are looking at some changes in how we are operating – however, as outdoor sport for those within Glasgow will continue business as usual (minus access to the toilets as well as changing). Please see SCA guidance for further information Unfortunately that this means we still aren’t…

October Phase 3 Update

Despite some torrential rain over the weekend, we have still on the whole been blessed with sunshine and calm conditions for many sessions at Pinkston as we head into October. Pinkston continues to offer a break for many from the stresses and strains of the wider world. In terms of ongoing adjustments in recent weeks…

October Week

Struggling for ideas to entertain the kids with this October week? Maybe you and your friends are off work and fancy trying something new? Or your looking to surprise your other half with something they have wanted to do for a long time…. Then Pinkston has you covered! From 12th to 18th of October we…

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