Hikes Away Stage 50

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Description

Meet the requirements relevant to your section.

Complete 50 hikes or journeys to earn this badge:

  1. Beavers

    Each hike or journey must involve at least two hours of activity and a purpose, which you will agree with your leader. The sorts of activity that count as a hike away include:

    • exploring a country park or nature reserve on foot
    • going on a family ramble
    • taking part in a woodland walk. You could look out for wildlife or do a tree safari.
  2. Cubs

    Each hike or journey must involve at least three hours of activity and a purpose, which you will agree with your Leader. The sorts of activity that count as a hike away include:

    • following a towpath trail and discovering how locks work on a local canal
    • exploring a local town or village while you’re on camp or a Pack holiday
    • walking up a hill and enjoying the view.
  3. Scouts

    Each hike or journey must involve at least four hours of activity and a purpose, which you will agree with your leader. The sorts of activity that count as a hike away include:

    • taking part in a dusk to dawn hike
    • exploring a bridleway on horseback
    • an overnight expedition by foot
    • a trip down a river in an open canoe
    • a cycle ride
    • any other similar activity.
  4. Explorers

    Each hike or journey must involve at least five hours of activity and a purpose, which you will agree with your leader. The sorts of activity that count as a hike away include:

    • hill walking
    • mountain biking
    • canoe touring
    • pony trekking
    • ski touring
    • backpacking.

    You can do your hike away during the day or night and it’s fine to take part in other similar activities.

Tips

  • Hikes or journeys you’ve taken part in for previous stages of the badge can be counted towards your total as you move through the sections.
  • GO Outdoors support this badge.

  • Hiking can be adapted for everyone. There are easy access routes in National Parks, and The Outdoor Guide also has information about wheelchair accessible routes.