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Wilderness Trails - FAQ

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Re: Wilderness Trails - FAQ

Unread post by Carla + Tony » Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:33 pm

Goronta thank you for the info. We will just have to wait and see if there is a separate parking area at Satara.
I am sure we too will be hiding everything out of sight :whistle:

Hi Hugh, think we will be doing the same, just pack the one case and a bag with drinks (would be a shame to miss out on them sundowners! :D )

Thanks for the advice meandering mouse, especially the one about the sundowners :thumbs_up:
We do like to talk about all we have seen that day while enjoying a nice (preferably alcoholic :redface: ) drink
Will make sure we take warm clothes as we have done on previous visits to the park :thumbs_up:

Not long to go now. Have done walks before but this will be our first trail. Can't wait!

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70 year old?

Unread post by Mungos mungo » Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:05 pm

Hi guys,

I was hoping to take my dad on one of these trails for his 70th, but I see the maximum age is 65. He is fit and has done a lot of walking/canoeing in various wildernesses. Is there any way of getting him in? Maybe a doctors note or something.

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Re: Wilderness Trails - FAQ

Unread post by Hippotragus » Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:19 pm

As far as I know, anyone over 65 has to produce a doctor's certificate stating that they are fit to do the walk/trail. That applies to walks from camps, walks from bush camps and, I presume, walking trails.
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Re: Wilderness Trails - FAQ

Unread post by Goggo EJ » Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:57 pm

Correct. A doctor's certificate is required for any walk/wilderness trail/backpack for any participant over 65 years old.
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Re: Wilderness Trails - FAQ

Unread post by Mungos mungo » Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:46 pm

Thanks All. Good to know regarding doctors certificate!
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Re: Wilderness Trails - FAQ

Unread post by Hugh » Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:54 pm

My hubby did the Nyalaland trail when he was 71 .. and just took a certificate . it was some of the younger folk who struggled a bit ...
So go for it I am sure he will enjoy it
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