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Health & Safety

We are committed to running the walking weekend safely and appreciate your cooperation with this. Participants, however, take part in walks at their own risk and we cannot accept responsibility for any accidents or injury.

If you have a health condition that you think is relevant, please make us aware of this prior to your walk/s.

Dogs (except guide dogs) are not permitted on the walks.

Persons under 16 years must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Participants are asked not to smoke on walks.

 

What to wear and bring with you

Please come equipped with suitable footwear, clothing and equipment. Scotland is famous for its changeable weather so be prepared for all eventualities.

This may include:

  • Waterproof jacket and over-trousers

  • Walking boots providing ankle support and good grip

  • Trousers and socks suitable for walking

  • Thin fleece or jumper plus a spare – several thin layers are more effective than one thick layers of clothing

  • Warm hat and gloves

  • Rucksack with waterproof lining

  • Water bottle (at least 1 litre capacity) and a Thermos flask for a hot drink

  • Spare high energy food and /or a packed lunch

  • Personal first aid kit and sunscreen

  • Walking poles or other suitable stick useful for awkward descents

  • Insect repellent

  • Sunglasses

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