How the walks are graded

Grade 1

Medium fitness level required. Tracks are of good standard, well formed, very easy walking, suitable for anyone.

Grade 2

Good fitness level required. Tracks are of medium standard, surfaces vary, some steep grades, suitable for most people.

Grade 3

Good fitness level required. Tracks are of variable quality with some steep sections.

Grade 4

High fitness level required. Tracks variable to rough, steep sections (14 years and older)

Grade 5

High fitness level required. Tracks variable to rough, can be slippery following heavy rain, longer distance and/or more steep sections than Grade 4 (14 years and older)