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Coronavirus

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic almost all the club's activities are currently in abeyance.
Up-to-date information on Coronavirus related restrictions on activities can be found at: Mountaineering Scotland Coronavirus information .

HUTS
Our two huts are closed until further notice.
This follows the closure of SMC, FRCC and CC huts, and is based on advice from the Government, and from Mountaineering Scotland and the BMC.
The huts require communal sleeping, living and cooking in small spaces - making them high risk places. We will continually review this policy in the coming months, based on official advice.

MIDWEEK AND WEEKEND MEETS
All meets are currently cancelled.

WALLS
For understandable reasons, all Edinburgh climbing walls are now shut.

GETTING OUT
It is worth remembering that if you follow NHS and Scottish Mountain Rescue advice, low-risk climbing and walking in small groups is still possible. In fact, it's probably wise to get out. We all need to stay sane somehow!
Check the Mountaineering Scotland for details of what is currently allowed.


Alpine Club-JMCS-SMC winter lectures

The Alpine Club-JMCS-SMC winter lecture programme will commence as usual in October. The lectures take place on a Tuesday evening each month, commencing in October, starting at 7.30 prompt.

Obviously, due to Covid-19, these will have to be online this year. Access details have been emailed to members.

The winter 2020-2021 programme (so far)  


Club AGM

Due to coronavirus restrictions, the club AGM will be held online at 6.30-7.30pm, Saturday 21 November 2020
(the same date and time as we had planned to hold it in Aviemore).
Further details have been emailed to members - to reduce the chance of possible disruption to the meeting the login details will not be put here.

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