The Club is affiliated to the Mountaineering Council of Scotland and operate under their best practice guidance. This is available on their website at In particular; attention is drawn to the participation statement of the Union Internationale des Associations d’Alpinisme (International Climbing and Mountaineering Organisation) which states that:

Climbing, hillwalking and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept the risks, and be responsible for their own actions and involvement.