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•  Party members accept that they will be responsible for their own decisions on the risks they are prepared to take on Waimea Tramping Club outings, and for ensuring that they, and young people in their care, have the fitness, level of skill and competence required to cope with those risks.

•  Subject to the above rule, party members are expected to accept the guidance and direction of the Leader.

•  Each party member is responsible for his/her provisions, equipment, and survival gear.

•  Party members must carry their own first aid kit AND any personal medication they may need AND advise the Leader of such personal medical problems.

•  No alcohol, no smoking.

•  No dogs, no firearms.

•  No lighting of fires in the open.

•  Pack out your rubbish.

•  Use toilets, or bury wastes 20m away from streams.

•  Wear adequate clothing.

•  Wear stout footwear suitable for the terrain.

•  Stay with the group by keeping the person behind you in sight.

•  Know your own abilities.

• Be considerate of others.