Last amended March 2014
The name of the Club shall be the Edinburgh University Hillwalking Club (hereinafter referred to as the Club). The Club shall be affiliated member of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland.
The object of the Club shall be to promote participation in hill walking by organising walks. Both day and weekend trips shall be arranged staying in Youth Hostels or Club huts wherever possible.
The qualification for membership shall be membership of E.U. Sports Union.
Non-Edinburgh University students will be able to apply for membership of the Club (and hence of EUSU) if they meet the requirements as set out by EUSU.
The Club shall be under the jurisdiction of E.U.S.U., shall send a representative to each meeting of its General Committee and may nominate candidates for its Officers and Executive Committee.
The Club may appoint at its A.G.M. an Hon. President. The officials of the Club to be elected at its A.G.M. shall be
The affairs of the Club shall be managed by a Committee as elected at its A.G.M. All Committee members shall be members of the Club.
The Committee may fill such vacancies as arise.
The auditor to the Club shall be the Treasurer to E.U.S.U.
The Club may charge such fees as the Committee see fit. It may raise money as it sees fit.
The Club shall open a bank account in its name subject to it first having obtained the approval of the General Committee of E.U.S.U.
The Committee will meet at least once per term and as often as seems appropriate. A quorum of the Committee shall be three.
The Club retains the right to refuse access to a meet to any member who attends without adequate equipment as specified in the introductory information given to members, and at the appropriate bookings meeting.
Accommodation on Weekend meets will usually utilise Youth Hostels but may be based elsewhere as the Committee considers appropriate.
Walks will be organised by more experienced members of the Club. Other members on the trip will then choose which walk to go on. The Committee has the right to cancel trips if conditions are inappropriate. The walks will be vetted by the Trip Co-ordinator.
Colours exist to reward those members of your Club who have been excellent Club servants. Colours are not awarded for sporting excellence and are only usually awarded to those in their 3rd or 4th year. The criteria for awarding Colours are long playing service and Club involvement, services over many years in Club organisation, coaching and encouraging new members.
Successful candidates tend to exceed the requirements of their Committee positions.
Nominations are considered during the first and second term meetings only. Colours certificates will be presented at the Blues and Colours Ceremony in May.
As with Blues, the Club Committee should decide whether to nominate members for Colours.
It may be altered by a 2/3 majority of those present at the Annual General Meeting. This is subject to ratification by the next A.G.M. of E.U.S.U.