Please note that while participating in any walk with Swilly Hiking Club you are totally responsible for your own safety.

When walking the safety of both yourself and the group are paramount.

  1. Walkers must obey the walk leader at all times.
  2. Walkers must wear hiking boots (NOT runners or shoes) except on gravel pathways.
  3. Walkers should wear all the necessary clothing appropriate to the hike being undertaken.
  4. Walkers should carry a suitably packed rucksack with the necessary hiking equipment including sufficient food and drink,
  5. In all cases the final decision on participation for any walker lies with the walk leader and his/her decision is final.

It is recommended that you always be prepared to be out for a much longer period than planned. This means that you have: Extra clothing secured in waterproof wrapping, Foil Blanket, First aid kit, Extra food (High energy bars, Choc, Muesli), Water, Torch with spare bulbs and batteries.