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District Cheshire Hike Practice 1
18th January 2020 @ 9:00 am
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 Start (Saturday, 08:30) – 1st Norley Scout HQ Finish (Saturday, 13:00) – Queen Charlotte’s WoodWhat to wear/bringClothingWaterproof JacketWaterproof TrousersSynthetic/Wool BaselayerPolyester Fleece (& spare)Synthetic TrousersSynthetic Liner SockHiking SocksHiking BootsGaiters (optional)Warm HatGlovesBuffIn a Rucksack with waist support:Packed LunchWater Bottle (0.5l minimum)CompassMap CaseFine tip Permanent MarkerHeadtorchWatchFirst Aid KitPlease bring your tent to the start separately. Please note Cheshire Hike participants should use these practices to supplement their own training.