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Hike Training

Cheshire HikeCheshire Hike

The Cheshire Hike is an annual overnight hike competition open to Scouts and Guides in Cheshire. Teams of 2 enter in one of the four age groups, 11 – 17. During the weekend points are awarded for map reading, check point challenges and camp skills.


  • Juniors, aged 11 – 12.5 years– Distance approx. 30km (approx. 19 miles)
  • Intermediate, aged 12.5 – 14 years Distance approx. 40km (approx. 25 miles)
  • Senior, aged 14 – 16 years Distance approx. 48km (approx. 30 miles)
  • Senior, Plus aged 16-18 Distance approx. 53km (approx. 33 miles)

County Hike training programme

Find out about the Cheshire Hike Programme

Register for next year’s hike

Consent form for training programme
Health form for training programme

The hike training programme consists of a series of training walks which will include: 

  • 4 x 1 day hikes
  • An indoor training weekend
  • An indoor training evening
  • A 2 day-hike with overnight camp
  • A long-distance trail