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SANHS AGM 2023
16 March, 2023 @ 10:30 - 16:00
Society business in the morning and a guided tour of Taunton lead by SANHS President, Nigel Pearce, after lunch. Trustees and committee members are full of post-pandemic energy and enthusiasm and a lot is happening. Wyndham Hall has returned to the management of the Society, and conversion from SANHS Charity to SANHS Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) is pressing ahead. If you would like to hear more, please come along to the meeting – we look forward to seeing you there
GRADING OF WALKS
Events are graded from 1-4 in difficulty. The grading is found in the event description in the calendar on this page. Keep in mind that a change in weather conditions can make a walk more difficult than anticipated. All walks and activities demand a basic level of fitness, suitable footwear and waterproof clothing.
1 Easy – generally even ground with a few gentle slopes; no special fitness needed. Comfortable footwear required.
2 Moderate – for reasonably fit people, may include unsurfaced rural paths and tracks, moderate slopes, uneven surfaces, steps and stiles. Walking shoes/boots required.
3 Strenuous – for fit, experienced walkers, will include hills, uneven surfaces, tracks and may include muddy terrain. Walking boots and waterproof clothing are essential.
4 Confined spaces – including caves and attics. Locations may be dusty, slippery and dark.
Activity leaders carry out a risk assessment beforehand. Participants are required to provide emergency contact details before taking part in an activity – this information is destroyed by the group leader after the activity has taken place.