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Kinder Scout Grand Tour – Midsummer night adventure - Saturday 15th June 2019

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Kinder Scout Grand Tour
Entries Open
Monday 2nd July 2018
Entries Close
Monday 3rd June 2019
Entry Fees
All charges for this event will be made in Pounds Sterling
Entry Fee   £50.00   

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Welcome to a grand tour of the Peak District’s highest mountain. Starting on Saturday evening, making the most out of the short hours of darkness to enjoy sunset on the Kinder plateau. We journey through the silhouettes of gritstone tors and see sunrise from the plateau edges. In the early morning, we look out for the mythical Mermaid’s Pool. The walk finishes with bacon bap and coffee breakfast. Guided in small groups by local Mountain Leaders. (Distance 30km / 18 miles, total 740 metres of ascent).

ITINERARY

Saturday 15th June 2019

20:30                       Meet guides and support team in Hayfield at car park

21:00                       Start walk

21:40                       Sunset then one hour twilight

04:40                       Sunrise preceded by one hour twilight

06:30                       Appox time finish at Hayfield car park (30km / 18miles)

REFRESHMENTS AT FINISH

Bacon bap / veggie option, pastries, fruit, tea, coffee, soft drinks.                  

WHAT TO BRING

Sufficient for a full night on the hill in mid-summer conditions.

Worn or in your carried rucksack…

Waterproof jacket (with hood) and over trousers

Warm layer (worn and spare) eg long sleeve fleece or primaloft

Wicking base layer (not cotton)

Hat & gloves

Walking boots (broken in) or trail shoes with good grip.

Water bottles or bladder min 2 litres

Personal first aid, blister kit, medications

Personal snacks for on the trail (eg sandwich, flapjack, banana, jelly babies, crisps)

Whistle

Mobile phone (fully charged)

Head torch & spare batteries are essential for this night time walk.

Optional

Walking poles

Spare pair socks

Please note: You must carry water and personal snacks sufficient for the trek from start to finish.

SAFETY & OTHER MATTERS

Ranger Expeditions’ Kinder Scout Grand Tour is a guided walk and larger groups will have several guides to look after you on the trail. If at any time you feel unwell during the trek, please let us know. Do graze on snacks and keep hydrated during the walk, a little fatigue is often resolved by taking on something to eat and drink.

Unsurprisingly, there are no toilets on the hills, but there are plenty of discrete places for a call of nature. Do let one of our guides know if you move away from the trail for any reason. We encourage folks to mingle and enjoy their day, but please do not move ahead or out of sight of your guide. If you do find yourself separated, remain where you are and call the duty number given out at the start of the walk.

Photography: We often have a photographer on our events. Complimentary photos of your day with us are made available to download via our social media platform. If you do not want your photograph to be taken please let us know on the day so we can respect your wishes.

GDPR: As part of our duty of care to you, we need to hold your contact details and any medical declarations (in-confidence) for the build-up and duration of the walk. These will not be passed on to any third parties and will be carefully disposed of afterwards.

Dogs: We love our four-legged friends. But for practical reasons, we’re sorry dogs are not permitted on this challenge.

All enquiries regarding entries to Event Organiser Stu Westfield
Email: rangerexped@hotmail.co.uk
Telephone: 07890 620274


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