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Ghyll Scrambling

Often steep sided stream and mountain rivers with climbs, pools and sometimes roped sections required to make progress

Who is it suitable for?
Cubs – Network, however you might have to higher ratios with the younger sections.

Additional Information
Ghyll Scrambling is very popular in South Wales and the South Wales Outdoor Activity Providers Group (SWOAPG) list providers who can offer Ghyll Scrambling on their website.

How to run/provide ghyll scrambling

There are 3 ways of running Ghyll Scrambling in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running ghyll scrambling yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running ghyll scrambling using an external provider

  3. Activity for adult groups - running ghyll scrambling for a group entirely of adults

Useful links

The National Governing Bodies for ghyll scrambling are:

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