Training trip-Ellis Basin

Leader
Leader: 
Mike Glover
Trip
Date Start: 
Sat, 24.11.2018
Destination: 
Training trip-Ellis Basin
Status: 
Done
Private: 
No
Duration: 
2d
Description: 

Please sign up by Sunday evening - the 18th of November for transport and planning purposes. 

 

Mobile027 226 2420 or 027 510 9877

Weekend trip - this is designed as a training trip covering different skills along the way in doable terrain -  bushcraft, navigation with an emphasis on leadership skills.  Will need to carry an overnight pack and tents.  Not for beginners and club members will be prioritised for this trip.

 

Saturday: Drive to the start of the track. Spend the day walking in to Ellis Basin Hut, practicing and discussing leadership responsibilities. Everyone will have a turn at being a leader. 

Saturday night:  Discussion on trip planning and decision making while out in the hills, (eg) weather, terrain and group ability. 

Sunday:  Return to the cars, practising everything we have learned. 

Maps
Map Series New: 
Topo50 Map BQ24
Grading
Grade: 
M
Scale determination: 
Manual
Overnight Pack: 
Overnight pack on hardest day.
Cost
Sealed: 
130 km
Unsealed: 
20 km