60th Six Dales Walk

24th September 2017

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Junior Walk

To be eligible for Junior Trophies, a team must include four walkers aged 15 or under. A team may include up to two walkers aged over 15, but they will not be eligible for trophies.

The minimum age is 10.  Any walkers aged 10 or 11 must be accompanied at all times by an adult walker aged 18 or over, who must be a registered helper or leader with the Scout or Guide Associations.

Trophies are awarded in the following order:  

  1. A team with all walkers aged 15 or under
  2. A team accompanied by walkers aged over 15
  3. Novice – Teams whose members under 15 have not won a Six Dales trophy before

A trophy is also be presented to the youngest individual in the Junior Walk to reach Lofthouse within 12 hours.

A Certificate will be presented to all walkers who reach Kilnsey.

Senior Walk (minimum age of entry is 13)

After West Tanfield checkpoint, walkers can proceed in pairs, but will no longer be eligible for trophies Trophies are awarded in the  following order:

  1. Open – all teams
  2. Males  13-19 years
  3. Females 13-19 years
  4. Mixed  13-19 years
  5. North Leeds All walkers, irrespective of age, who are members of a Scout

Group or Explorer Unit in North Leeds District

  1. Novice – teams comprising no walkers who have won a senior six dales trophy before

Spare kit will be available at Lofthouse, Grewelthorpe and West Tanfield Checkpoints

A Six Dales Certificate and Gold Badge will be presented to all walkers who complete the full walk. A Certificate will be presented to all walkers who reach Kilnsey.