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District Cheshire Hike Practice 1

18th January 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


This is a, ‘day hike’ open to all Scouts & Explorers in the District regardless of whether or not the intend to enter the Cheshire Hike. It’s a great opportunity to practice for Cheshire Hike and Participation can contribute to a number of badges.

The Hike will finish at about 13:00 where there will a training session on the basics such as putting up a tent/using a gas stove etc at Queen Charlotte’s Wood. Please bring your tent (marked with your name and group) to the start separately. It will be transported to Queen Charlotte’s Wood for you.

Start (Saturday, 08:30) – 1st Norley Scout HQ
Finish (Saturday, 13:00) – Queen Charlotte’s Wood
Pickup (Saturday, 15:00) – Queen Charlotte’s Wood

Important Please Park in the Norley Village Hall car park and walk round to the Scout HQ.

What to wear/bring


  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Waterproof Trousers
  • Synthetic/Wool Baselayer
  • Polyester Fleece (& spare)
  • Synthetic Trousers
  • Synthetic Liner Sock
  • Hiking Socks
  • Hiking Boots
  • Gaiters (optional)
  • Warm Hat
  • Gloves
  • Buff

In a Rucksack with waist support:

  • Packed Lunch
  • Water Bottle (0.5l minimum)
  • Compass
  • Map Case
  • Fine tip Permanent Marker
  • Headtorch
  • Watch
  • First Aid Kit

Please note Cheshire Hike participants should use these practices to supplement their own training.


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18th January 2020
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Richard Hamilton


1st Norley
Crabmill Lane
Norley, Cheshire WA6 8JN United Kingdom
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