Winter Skills Walk: Cairngorms

6th February 2010

Details of the next walk being organised by the Clyde Region Hillwalking Group are as follows:

When: Saturday 6th February 2010

Meet: 7am Kelvinhall Car Park, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow and the approximate return will be at 9pm. Transport will be provided.

Open to: Scouts, Explorers, Networkers and Leaders

Walk: Winter skills, Cairngorm (Depending on weather conditions another location may be substituted on the day)

Gear needed: waterproof jacket and trousers, lots of layers of warm clothing (upper and lower body), hat, scarf, gloves (and spare of all these clothes for use on the hill) and enough food (packed lunch and munchies) and water for the day (NOT fizzy juice). We would strongly recommend boots and crampons with thick, padded, warm socks. All equipment should be carried in an appropriate rucsac (one per person) and should be kept in polybags to keep it dry. Separate spare clothes and shoes for going home in should be brought and can be left in the minibus. (Maps and compass are not required for this walk).

Boots and crampons can be hired from Tiso, Nevissport or other outdoor shops and early booking is recommended.

More information & contact on the day: Jim Elliott (Walk Leader) tel: 07814 137 046 or email: jim_elliott1958@yahoo.co.uk

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS WALK AS PLACES ARE LIMITED. Please send a refundable 10 deposit; cheque payable to Clyde Regional Scout Council, by Friday 29 January to Jim Elliott, 7 Morriston Crescent, Renfrew PA4 0XW. This deposit will be returned to all participants who attend, but those not attending will forfeit their deposit as they will have deprived another person of the place.

Parental permission and medical forms required for all young people under 18 years old. These will be provided by your Scout Leader.

Clyde Hillwalking Group is a group which meets on the first Saturday of every month to encourage hillwalking within Scouting and to provide a range of walking opportunities to those in Scouting. We have a team of qualified hill leaders who lead all walks.


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