A hiking group for intermediate to experienced hikers. A moderate to high level of health and fitness is required. Hikes these days are mostly 'Exploratory' which means that the organiser has not done the walk previously. This will mean that you may be expected to help with navigation and be prepared for the possibility of getting lost. Backtracking is also expected so members need to be comfortable with walking further than may have been anticipated. Members are expected to be prepared with the appropriate supplies to complete the walk safely and without putting themselves or other members at risk.
The style of hiking of both current leaders Dougal and Darren is moderate to fast pace. It is our intention to enjoy our surroundings and time on the track rather than rushing to get back to civilisation :) In saying this it is likely that there will be variation in pace between walks i.e. some that are posted as slow-moderate pace, moderate pace or moderate to fast pace (4-6 kms per hr). The pace of the walk will be posted in the walk description so please be sure to check this.