Equipment Required - hiking

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Quick written exercise to assess Cubs/Scouts knowledge of the equipment to be carried and clothes worn for hiking


pencils, copies of attached sheet


Give patrols, Sixes, groups etc a copy of the sheet and give them 10 minutes to write done the clothing to be worn and equipment needed taking part in the following

- Walk along a Canal in Summer/Winter
- Hill Walking Expedition in the Lake District in Summer
- Hike up Ben Nevis in Summer/Winter
- Days hike in for example the New Forest

Once the completed get each group to report back to the rest why they have chosen the items they did


  • Equipment
  • Equipment Check
  • Hiking Kit
  • Hill walking
  • Mountain safety
  • Navigator
  • Navigator stage 1

Badge Links

  • Hill Walker - Equipment
  • Navigator - Equipment