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Scout skills: route planning for hikes

Route planning is all about getting from A to B, and taking into consideration all the different factors which may affect the journey.

It is about knowing the limitations and planning the route accordingly.

This guide shows you how to create a good route plan by breaking down the journey into stages, calculating how long each stage will take to cover and finding the total travelling time using Naismith's Rule.

Route Planning for Hikes (PDF)


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