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Safety Guidelines for One Day Walks

Always carry:

  • Sufficient water, lunch, spare energy food, toilet trowel.
  • Pencil, paper, first aid kit, whistle, torch, matches in a waterproof container.
  • Raincoat, warm extra clothing, beanie.
  • Sunhat and sunscreen.

What to do if you ...

  • Get ahead of the leader ..
    • wait at every track junction.

  • Lose contact with the person behind you ..
    • stop and wait for them to catch up.

  • Make a toilet stop ..
    • leave your pack on the track.

If separated from the group?

  • Don't wander. STAY PUT. (Searches will begin where you were last seen.)
  • Intermittently blow your whistle and/or shout.
  • If night falls, take shelter from the wind.