WALX Activity: Disley Nordic Walks

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 NORDIC Adventure Walks

Price: £7.50

Quick Info:

  • Distance: 3 Miles
  • Date: Fri 2nd September
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Address: Disley Community Centre, Cooperative Street, Disley SK12 2BB, United Kingdom
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Main Instructor:

Tim Bowman

Walk Description:

Disley Nordic Walks

Meeting at the War Memorial in Disley (in front of The Rams Head) we`ll have a warm-up before we head off exploring the magnificent countryside around the Parish of Disley. It varies from urban to rural very quickly with differing views to be had on each walk. There may be the opportunity to grab a coffee once the walk has finished.

The walks are advertised at 90mins but they may take a little longer than that, due to terrain, weather and social distancing measures.

Time 12:00-14:00

Gears 1 and maybe 2 with some hills.

Distance approx 5km (3miles)

 

Tips to help get the most out of your walk:

1  Suitable clothing and footwear - layers are best

2  A small rucksac 

3  Light refreshments (water, fruit juice, etc)

4 Mobile phone is useful for any last minute changes

5 Walk Leaders mobile number

6 Please contact me if you need to hire poles, £1 payable on the day of the walk 

Changes due to Covid-19

Dogs - If you bring a dog it must be on a lead and under control at all times, I use a harness with mine and would be happy to offer advice on buying one, you must also be able to help your dog over stiles etc. where needed.

Symptoms – If you have any symptoms, please cancel your walk well in advance. By attending a walk, you confirm you and anyone in your household are symptom free, or have been tested negative. I will be checking my temperature on the morning of walks so may need to cancel at short notice should I develop symptoms. Unfortunately, if you have been sent a letter telling you to self-isolate we won’t be able to walk with you at the moment. There are Online options to help keep your fitness on track.

First Aid - You will need to bring your own basic First Aid Kit (Platers, Bite and Sting Cream, Suncream etc recommended)

Sanitiser - I’d recommend Hand Sanitiser over gloves but the choice is yours. (There will be some available to purchase on the day, (£2.50 with a handy clip, and greater than 70% Alcohol)

Face Coverings - again the choice is yours, but they may be handy if we unexpectedly find it impossible to Socially Distance. A scarf or neck gaiter forms part of the governments recommended methods)

Stiles & Gates – Although I will try and keep routes to a minimum of stiles and gates, you need to be able to climb stiles unaided.

Equipment – Please bring your own poles where possible. Hired poles will be wiped down with alcohol gel, and all straps will be machine washed after every use. The walk includes a short mobilisation of joints prior to walking and a cool down stretch at the end.

Whilst we do understand that sometimes it is not possible to make a class, please be aware that we do operate a no refund policy if you give us less than 24 hours’ notice. To see the full policy click HERE    

Following the social distancing guidelines from NWUK... POLES APART, IN FACT 2 POLES APART! 

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