Bushwalkers demonstrate fitness ascending a rockface

Trip Planning

Good planning prior to a bushwalk reduces the risk of injury, reduces the need for rescue, reduces our impact on the environment, and ensures everyone has a good time and wants to go bushwalking again and again in future.

Bushwalking Victoria publish a Bushwalking Manual with extensive information about planning a hike, which is particularly useful for walk leaders.

Before you go, use the following checklist