This scale is just an indicator so walks can be chosen based upon fitness, confidence etc.
Walk Scale 2021.
1 – Beginner short flat walk e.g. 100 metres flat walk or Sunken Gardens
2 – Beginner flat walk of about 1 miles on hard flat surface eg Half the Aberavon Beach prom .
3 – Flat walk of approximately 2.5 miles or so eg. Full Aberavon Beach prom walk
4 – Flat 3 mile walk but may have sand or rougher or slippery terrain.
5 – Approx 5 miles flat walk. Canals
6 – Approx 5 miles with some inclines or slippery terrain eg Margam Park Circular
7 – Flat walk between 6 to 8 miles. E.g. longer canal walks/ hill climbing
8 – Longer distance or with steeper inclines requiring good health. Eg Forest walk/hill walks
9 – Difficult walks requiring good fitness levels. Includes Hill climbing and rough terrain of approx. 5 miles or more eg Pen y Fan (Pont ar Daf route)
10 – Very difficult requiring high fitness. 10 miles plus on difficult terrain . Eg Brecon Beacons Horsehoe/ Dragons Back
10 PLUS – Extreme walks. Brecon Beacons off track, Snowdon, Ben Nevis. Very challenging
There is something for everyone in the Marauders. This scale is just an indicator so walks can be chosen based upon fitness, confidence etc.
Please carry In Case of Emergency (ICE) contact details on you. Marauders will supply an ICE Card upon registration
Dogs are allowed but must be of good nature and under control at all times. Allowed off lead if good recall.
Please respect all other Marauders and the public in general.
We recommend good quality walking boots and wet weather clothing. Please carry adequate water/drinks and light snacks.