The Mountain Code

All walkers should be prepared. The mountain code is a list of basic items, knowledge and behaviours that should be observed before and during a climb;

  • Select equipment carefully
  • Learn how to use it
  • Be physically fit
  • Know how to use a map and compass
  • Try to make an early start allowing time later in the day for bad weather
  • If possible plan an alternative route for bad weather
  • Keep together
  • Fill in route card and give a copy to the support team.
  • Check weather forecast


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