Raingear - Waterproof and Windproof jacket and Over-trousers.
Hat and Gloves.
Wear comfortable clothing. Remember the 3 L's - Loose, Light and Layers.
Remember the 3W's - Wicking,Warm and Waterproof
Avoid cotton garments and no denims if at all possible.
Food and Fluids. It is important to have plenty of fluids with you while out for walks.
It can be equally important to have some food to boast your energy levels.
Leave No Trace
Enniscrone Walking Club supports the protection of the environment and the conservation of the areas where we tend to walk and hike. We have a policy of leave no trace. Remember the saying "Leave nothing but footprints and take nothing but photographs'.
Here are some facts about the length of time it takes for items to decay:
• Apple core 2-4 weeks • Banana skin 3-6 months • Orange peel 3-6 months • Paper tissue 3 months • Chewing gum 5 years • Aluminium can 10-100 years • Plastic bottle 100-1000 years • Plastic bag 1000 years • Glass bottle 4000 years