Always tell somebody where you
are going, your intended route and when you expect to return.
Wear suitable clothing commensurate
with prevailing weather conditions.
If you have a mobile phone, take
it with you, check the batteries are fully charged.
Take along a minimal first aid
kit with plasters and antiseptic.
Wear waterproof shoes, or better
Double skinned, or two pairs
of socks will prevent blistered feet.
A waterproof overcoat will keep
you warm and dry.
Never totally rely on a GPS receiver,
take a pack of spare batteries.
Rechargeable batteries go flat
with little warning, use non-rechargeable on long walks.
If you have them, take
a compass and an OS map.
In winter months, take a torch.
Never embark on elevated walks
in mist or low cloud.
Never follow a GPS track in restricted
visual conditions such as mist or low cloud.
Ensure you are physically capable
of completing your intended walk.
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to check out facts. Gps-Walking.com cannot accept any responsibility for discrepancies
found at the time of use. It is the responsibility of those persons who
undertake these walks to take reasonable precautions with regard to safety and
for the safety of those under their control. Appropriate equipment should be
carried with due regard to the bullet points above. The walks described on this
CD-ROM involve some measure of strenuous activity and the person or persons
undertaking them should be satisfied that they are physically fit and capable
of completing the intended route.
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