4 Points to Note Along the Way
- Follow the decisions and instructions of an experienced hiking leader. Don’t leave your group halfway through the trip.
- Pay special attention to the way-marks and landforms to ensure that one is on the right track.
- Pay attention to the hazard warning signs erected along the route.
- Pay attention to mountain bikes when hiking at mountain bike trails.
- Pay attention to the physical fitness of the team members. Take suitable break for the whole team to ensure that no one is straggling behind or straying away.
- Watch out for any changes in your surrounding environment. Listen to the weather and news report so as to take early precautionary measures.
- In case of bad weather, one should consider shortening or curtailing the planned route.
- In case of emergency or journey overdue, inform the families of the participants or ask the contact person to relay your message.
- Don't deviate from the planned route indiscriminately or attempt to take any overgrown shortcuts or venture into bushes or forests. You may find yourself getting lost or stranded in a place where you can neither retreat nor proceed.
- Don't collect and eat wild fruit, mushroom or drink untreated stream water.
- To avoid hillfire, don't light fire or cook at any place other than designated barbecue sites and campsites. Offenders will be prosecuted.
- Don’t stand at a cliff educe or climb onto rocks to take photos or view the scenery. way from the hazard safely.