Physical Demand Levels

Safety is our priority

All field courses have been a level of fitness required.

Ensure your physical fitness matches the demands of the course. This will make the course safe for all participants.

Read the description of the activities and environments for your course.

Low

Basic fitness level required

Usually applicable.

Weather
Temperate
Walking/Hiking
‹2kms
Elevation Gains
‹150m
Altitude
‹1000m
Driving to locations
Short and on maintained (black-top) roads
Emergency services
Readily available

Moderate

Good general fitness required

Usually applicable.

Weather
Quite hot & dry or cold & wet
Walking/Hiking
‹ 5kms
Elevation Gains
‹ 400m
Altitude
‹ 2000m
Driving to locations
Moderate distances and may involve driving on designated trails
Emergency services
Available but may require extended response times
Immersion in water
Not planned but the potential exists; confidence in water is required

High

Good to high fitness required

May be possible.

Weather
Potential for extremes of weather
Walking/Hiking
› 5kms
Elevation Gains
› 400m
Altitude
› 2000m
Driving to locations
May involve long distances and be off-road or on trails
Emergency services
Due to remote locations, emergency services response could be delayed
Immersion in water
Planned and good swimming level required

The selection of a course that is beyond your personal abilities may result in you missing certain locations or whole days of the course and unnecessarily place you and other participants at risk.

We will be happy to discuss the suitability of any of our courses with you. Often there are alternative courses, based on your learning objectives that can be suggested.

Additionally, select courses may be suitable for particiapants with limited mobility. Contact customer service to inquire about course adaptation.