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District Cheshire Hike Practice 3

2nd March 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3rd March 2019 @ 3:00 pm

£20

This will be the first of two, ‘two day hikes’ open to all Scouts & Explorers in the District participating in the Cheshire Hike.

Its a great opportunity to practice for Cheshire Hike and Participation can contribute to a number of badges. Teams are expected to carry their full kit including Tents and Sleeping bags so participants can get used to walking a fair distance, weight while practice navigating.

Please note there is a flat £20 to attend practice 2, 3 & 4 whether you attend all of them or just one of them. If you book onto all three at the same time a £40 discount will be applied to the basket. If you book on to just one weekend and then subsequently decide to come to another weekend hike the website will recognise this and not charge you for the other two weekends.

Start (Saturday, 08:30) – Chester Zoo Main Carpark
 Finish (Sunday, 15:00) – Mersey Weaver District Scout Centre

What to wear/bring

Clothing:

  • 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/Hydration Bladder (minimum 0.5l)
  • Compass
  • Map Case
  • Permanent Marker
  • Headtorch
  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Insulating Mat
  • Hike Stove & Gas
  • Mess Tins
  • Matches
  • Mug and Hot Drink
  • Spork/Cutlery
  • First Aid Kit
  • Collapsible Washing Up Bowl
  • Watch

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

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Details

Start:
2nd March 2019 @ 8:30 am
End:
3rd March 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Cost:
£20
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Organiser

Richard Hamilton
Email:
richard.hamilton@merseyweaverscouts.org.uk

Venue

Cheshire United Kingdom + Google Map
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