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Hillwalking is walking through and over hills and mountains.

Who is it suitable for?
For all ages

Badge Links
All Sections Hikes Away Staged Activity Badge
Scouts Adventure Challenge Award, Hill Walker Activity Badge
Explorers Hill Walker Activity Badge
Explorers and Scout Network Explorer Belt

How to run/provide hillwalking

There are 3 ways of running Hillwalking in Scouting. These are:

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

  2. Externally-led activity - running hillwalking using an external provider

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

Useful links

The National Governing Bodies for hillwalking are:

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