This event is open to all explorers, looking to brush up on Winter walking skills. From navigation to nourishment, dressing appropriately to dealing with difficult terrain, relocating. We will feed you. All you have to do is get to Commondale (North York Moors) . Please ensure that you bring all the items listed in the kit list, plus the map outlined below, failure to do so may prevent you participating in the event.
All participants will be placed in a walking team of 5 or 6 for the weekend and your team will be expected to complete a route card on the Friday evening. After a good breakfast on the Saturday morning your team will undertake a walk over open moorland and steep terrain. This will take about 6 hours to complete. On Saturday evening we will be doing some additional training which will be put into practice on Sunday morning. All you have to do is fill out the forms and get your leaders to bring you, they can walk with you if you wish.
Accommodation is provided at the Centenary Building, Ravengill Campsite, Commondale, North Yorkshire Moors. If people want to camp, they may. This must be indicated at the time of booking so arrangements can be made for running water etc.
You must have a basic understanding of route planning, route cards, map reading, compass work and be fit enough to complete a challenging walk in exposed terrain. A refresher course of these basic skills should be given by your Explorer Leader prior to the event.
PC form to be returned together with the £10.00 non refundable deposit before Friday 14th July 2017. This event is limited to a maximum of 40 explorers including leaders with the balance by the 1st October 2017.
All money and forms to be sent to: Russell Hodson, 8 The Green, Dale Road, Swanland, HU14 3PZ. Cheques to be made payable to Humberside County Scout Council.
Please ensure you fill the PC form legibly, we will be contacting participants by e-mail.
Russell Hodson: email: firstname.lastname@example.org Home: 01482 633902 Mobile: 07760 260584