Relative Hills Society

 

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British hills

To be relevant to the Relative Hills Society the listed hills need to meet the following critera:

Relevant lists

In Britain the hill lists that currently meet the relevant criteria are:

Marilyns: hills of Britain with a prominence of 150 metres

Humps: the hundred metre prominence hills of Britain

Tumps: the thirty and up metre prominence hills of Britain

Simms: the 30-metre prominence hills 600 metres or above high

Dodds: the 30-metre prominence hills between 500 and 599 metres high

Sibs: the 30-metre prominent and/or 30 hectare area islands

By far, the best way to find out what hills are included on each list is to visit www.hill-bagging.co.uk the online version of the Database of British and Irish Hills (DoBIH).

The website is updated on a regular basis. Each hill has its own entry with a range of useful information. For example, just look how many people were on Leum Uilleim on 19 March 2016

If you register as a bagger on the website you can log your own hill-bags, saving a lot of time and effort record keeping and ensuring that you can keep up with the promotions, demotions and summit relocations as they happen. There are league tables and a personal webpage to follow your own overall progress with all the lists. It makes the task of working out the year-end totals for the various Halls of Fame quick enough to do between the New Year midnight chimes.