Corona Virus Update
At its March 2020 meeting, the RHSoc Committee decided that, in the light of Government advice, all trips before September 2020 should be rescheduled with others placed under review. Relative Mutters 5 (March 20) provides more information about rescheduling, deposits etc. You can contact the Committee at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Relative Hills Society Events 2020-Updated in the light of Covid-19 (03/04/20)
The following events have been organised by RHSoc for Members and Prospective Members. Contact the organiser for details.
Spring Bagger Rambles Islay @ Port Charlotte YHA– Rescheduled to 23-26 April 2021
All payments for the 2020 trip (and associated boat trips) have been carried forward to the new date in 2021. Those affected have received a more detailed email. We will publicise the trip again nearer the time. Any queries contact Gill Stephens via email@example.com
Dinner and AGM @ The Moorings Hotel, Banavie, Fort William Rescheduled to Saturday 15 May 2021
We have cancelled the 2020 Annual Dinner and booked the same hotel for Saturday 15 May 2021 for the 2021 Annual Dinner and 2021 AGM. All meal bookings have been carried forward though refunds are available on request. Room reservations at The Moorings have also been re-scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights but individuals need to reconfirm these with the Hotel. The Hotel will also take new room bookings and has good availability. Those with accommodation booked elsewhere will need to contact the accommodation provider directly. We will be re- advertising places at the 2021 Annual Dinner nearer the time. Queries to Jenny Hatfield at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2020 AGM will be held virtually. Papers will be sent out to members by email and responses invited by e mail. The Committee has a number of vacancies for next year; we can shape roles around skills and interest. We welcome contact from anyone interested or wishing to nominate someone to be a Committee Member to email@example.com
Mark Trengove, HofClerk, will be writing to potential award-holders asking whether they wish to received their award by post or await presentation at at future date.
Summer Isles SiB bagging, Ullapool– hopefully rescheduled to May 2021
The linked Summer Isles boat trip is also being rescheduled to May 2021; Steve Gillions will be in touch with anyone who has shown an interest and this will be re- advertised next year. Any queries to Steve Gillions via firstname.lastname@example.org
11th September – 15th September 2020 – St Kilda Isles (Hirta, Dun, Soay and Boreray) @ Leverburgh, Harris– to be reviewed in June 2020
A trip to hopefully bag the St Kilda Islands’ Marilyns is planned once again this September, @£350 pp all in for boats, camping, access. No deposits yet requested but Rick will be in touch with those who have expressed an interest. RHSoc members only trip. To book, contact Rick Salter via email@example.com
St Kilda Stacs – October to December 2020 – Review in June 2020
Efforts will continue to get competent climbers out to the St Kilda stacs again later this year, subject to Covid-19, NTS permission and the weather! RHSoc members only event. To enquire, contact Rick Salter via firstname.lastname@example.org
November 2020 – Autumn Bagger Rambles @TBD ? Northern England, possibly with Social Event
In August 2020, we will review the practicality and interest in a hostel or hotel booking, with Social Event, possibly with Award presentations. Comments and co-ordinating volunteer sought- email@example.com.
If there is a further event/trip that you are interested in and/or may be happy to help organise, please contact one of the committee members on firstname.lastname@example.org