Grades check with the leader before hand if in doubt about your level of fitness for any of the walks
Strenuous (S) For experienced hill walkers with high levels of fitness. Over mountainous & rough ground with a brisk or moderate pace
Moderate (M) For experienced country walkers with high levels of fitness. on lower hills with steep ascents & rough moorland moderate pace
Leisurely (L) For reasonably fit people with country walking experience. Mostly on flat but could involve short uphill sections & rough ground distance approx. 8-12 miles
Easy (E) For walks on flat ground with distance up to 5 miles
Gil.st.stn — Gilmour street station paisley
Buch.st.stn — Buchannan street station Glasgow
Qu.st.stn — Queen street station Glasgow
L.L — Low level train
WMCP — Water Mill Car park Paisley
Gla.cen.st Glasgow central station
All sporting and leisure activities have inherent hazards associated with them and rambling is no exception.
In spite of the safety, of ramblers members being of the paramount concern, accidents will occasionally occur.
It is important therefore that when entering into the activity each member appreciates that they have a responsibility to identify the hazards associated with the activity, and take all reasonable steps to eliminate or minimize the potential for an accident to arise. walkers should bring their own provisions and ensure they have suitable clothing and boots.
Never leave a walk without advising the leader.
When using minor roads walk in single file on the right side of the road facing on coming traffic.
Check meeting times and times of public transport.
Leaders may alter a route,change or cancel a walk due to prevailing conditions.
Non members are allowed on 3 walks before being expected to joining the ramblers
Dogs are not allowed on walks unless they are registered assistance dogs only
ON A WALK THE LEADERS DECISION IS FINAL
Safety When walking
For safety, walkers must always follow the instructions of the Walk Leader. Each walker is encouraged to pack a basic First Aid Kit for personal use. The Ramblers has a Public Liability Insurance Policy. This does NOT cover accidents resulting in personal injury or loss which may occur during a walk.
A WALK LEADER MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE RAMBLERS TO LEAD WALKS
expenses are paid for 1 person to do a recce either public transport or car and the walk must be in the walk proggramme .
Car rates are as follows:
First 50 miles @ .28p
Next 50 miles @ .20p
Thereafter .10p per mile