met on June 4, October 1, 1998 and February 11, 1999 (the meeting
on February 12, 1998 was covered in the 1998 SMC Journal).
the course of these meetings support was given to the 1998 Scottish
Savoia Kangri Expedition; the Jonathan Conville Winter Course 1998-99;
the purchase of a PC for the New Routes Editor, and replacement
of gas installation at the JMCS Coruisk hut. Support was also given
to a number of footpath projects - Clachnaben Footpath Trust, The
Footpath Trust (formerly known as The Ross and Cromarty Footpath
trust) for Stac Pollaidh and Beinn Damph. Further support was given
to the National Trust for Scotland for footpath works in Glen Coe.
grants are made over to the MCofS towards administration costs,
including the Access Officer, and of course the SMC benefits through
annual royalty payments for the use of the Club's name in publications
and a substantial portion of the production costs of small-print
Journal pages is met by the Publications Company.
projects consume most of the Trust's available income. Although
advice is sometimes sought on the technical aspects of a footpath
project, any feedback from Club members regarding any SMT-funded
path work would be appreciated.
Munro CD Rom project is achieving reasonable sales; if this continues
steadily more copies may have to be produced at the end of this
Directors of the Publications Company during the period are T. B.
Fleming (Chairman), D. J. Bennet, K. V. Crocket, D. F. Lang, N.
M. Suess, A. Kassyk and D.C. Page.
present Trustees are R.T. Richardson (Chairman), T.B. Fleming, D.C.
Anderson, D.C. Page, C. D. Grant, A. Kassyk, S. Murdoch, P.W.F.
Gribbon, S.M. Richardson and B.R. Shackleton. A. Kassyk and D.C.
Page are Trustee Directors and provide liason between the Publications
Company and the Trust.
Fleming has recently stepped down as Treasurer and we should all
record our heart-felt thanks for his long service. J. Morton Shaw,
7 Kirkbrae Terrace, New Deer, Turriff, is the new Treasurer.
to the Trust is James D. Hotchkis, 39 Harbour Street, Nairn, IV12
8DS to whom all correspondence including applications for grants
should be directed.
Scottish Savoia Kangri Expedition
Conville Winter Courses 98/99
PC for New Routes Editor
Coruisk Hut Gas Installation
Trust - Stac Pollaidh
Trust - Ben Damph
Trust for Scotland, Glen Coe
The Secretary of the Trust, to whom all correspondence should be addressed, is
James D. Hotchkis
The Honorary Secretary
The Scottish Mountaineering Trust
Tel ( H ) 01667 - 455795
( Wk ) 01667 - 453278
Download Grant Application Forms
There are three forms available for grant applications: a General Form,
A Footpath Form, and an Expedition Form. They are in pdf format and may be printed out for completion and subsequent posting to the Secretary of the Trust, address as above. The pdf files are opened with Adobe Reader, which is available as a free download from Adobe (www.adobe.com). (Any version including 3.0 and later.) If you have a problem with this format please request forms from the Secretary.
The Scottish Mountaineering Trust - Report 1998-1999
The Scottish Mountaineering Trust - Update to 1998-1999
The Scottish Mountaineering Trust - Report 1999-2001
The Scottish Mountaineering Trust - Report 2001-2002
The Scottish Mountaineering Trust - Report 2003-2004
The Scottish Mountaineering Trust - Report 2004
The Scottish Mountaineering Trust - Report 2005
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