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Mountain Walking Weekend


Hereford and Worcester Scout County

Mountain Walking Weekend
The weekend of 5th to 7th October 2018
Snowdonia, North Wales



Who is the weekend for?

The event is open to all Scouts or Explorer Scouts but they must be accompanied by their own leader(s). The weekend is pitched at those who have at least some experience of hiking and / or hill walking.

Time and Dates

The weekend will run from the evening of Friday 5th to Sunday 7th October.  Please note that on both Saturday and Sunday a full day of walking is planned so return time on the Sunday will not be until mid-evening at the best given the length of journey home.

Food and Accommodation

The weekend is based out of the Old School Lodge Activity Base in Snowdonia which is owned by Wallasey & West Wirral Scouts.

Sleeping is in bunks with mattresses and pillows provided but you will need to bring your own sleeping bags.  You will need to provide your own towels and some indoor foot wear would be good to help keep the place clean.

All food for the weekend is provided for in the price from Saturday morning breakfast to packed lunch on the Sunday.

Plates, bowel etc are provided at the hostel but participants will need their own sandwich box and drinks bottle for their packed lunches. See the full kit list below.


A full day of hill walking is planned in various groups to suit differing abilities with a following flexible day depending upon people travel arrangements.


You must come with all the kit as per the attached list.

Cost and Transport

Cost for all attending is £45.00 to cover accommodation and food plus an additional amount for transport.

Enquiries and bookings

All bookings and enquires to your own troop/unit Leader.

Please download and use the attachments below:

Friday, 5 October, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, 7 October, 2018 (All day)