Sat, 21 Sept | Location will be shared closer to the time

District Hike

This popular and challenging event is open to Scouts & Explorer Scouts, with classes to suit all abilities. Teams follow a carefully planned route and visit manned check-points. Leaders are on hand, providing a safety network of support and there are ‘sweepers’ to help those in difficulty. This is
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District Hike

Time & Location

21 Sept 2019, 09:30 – 22 Sept 2019, 16:00
Location will be shared closer to the time

About the Event

There are three options for entering:

Explorer Class: Teams should be experienced, capable and self-sufficient for the weekend, carrying all their kit with them. Full route cards will need to be completed for both days. For a reduced score, tents and equipment can be transported direct to the campsite allowing participants to only carry a day sack with rations, first aid kit and waterproofs. Age: 14-18 years. Teams compete for the District Championship Trophy.

Scout Class: Teams should be experienced, capable and self-sufficient for the weekend, carrying all their kit with them. A day one Route Card should be handed in before setting out on the second day*. A photo observation challenge will be completed on the second day. For a reduced score, tents and equipment can be transported direct to the campsite allowing participants to only carry a day sack with rations, first aid kit and waterproofs. Age: 10.5 – under 14 years (Scouts). Teams compete for the District Scout Championship Trophy.

Training Class: As for Scout Class except the team to be accompanied for the duration of the hike by a Leader for training purposes; they will be scored but will not be eligible to compete for the Scout Trophy.

Teams consist of 3 to 5 young persons per team (mixed teams allowed) equipment cannot be shared between teams.

Locations/Times: Explorer Class Start: Saturday from 08.00 approx at (Location TBC)*

Scout Class Start: Saturday from 09.00 approx at (Location TBC)*

Training Class: Start: Saturday from 10.00 approx at (Location TBC)*

Overnight Stop: Waylands Scout Campsite

Finish: times is to be confirmed.

Teams not expected to finish by the appointed time each day will be collected and ferried to the finish point.

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