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District Cheshire Hike Practice 2

12th January 2019 @ 8:00 am - 13th January 2019 @ 10:30 am

This is the second of  two, ‘day hikes’ open to all Scouts & Explorers in the District regardless of whether or not the intend to enter the Cheshire Hike.
After the hike we are offering an optional overnight ‘Cold Camp’, where participants can practice putting up their tent and cooking an evening meal.. There will also be an optional hike on the Sunday for anyone wishing to get the extra miles in!
It’s a great opportunity to practice for Cheshire Hike and Participation can contribute to a number of badges. Tents and Sleeping bags will be transported to the finish so participants can get used to walking a fair distance and 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, 09:00) – TBC

Finisg (Saturday, 15:00) – TBC

Finish (Sunday, 10:00) – TBC

Finish (Sunday, 15:00) – TBC

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

In a Rucksack with waist support:

Packed Lunch
Water Bottle/Hydration Bladder (minimum 0.5l)
Map Case
Fine tip Permanent Marker
First Aid Kit
Mobile Phone

In a separate bag:

Hike Tent
Hike Stove & Gas
Sleeping Bag
Insulating Mat
Mess tins
Boil in the bag meal
Hot Drink
Water Bottle
Change of clothes
Rubbish bag

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


12th January 2019 @ 8:00 am
13th January 2019 @ 10:30 am
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
United Kingdom


Richard Hamilton