Safety Statement

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Safety Statement

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  • Minimum height - for Squirrel is 120cm, for Barn Owl is 135cm, and for Red Fox and Wildcat is 145cm. 
  • Maximum weight - 120kg / 18 stone, 12 pounds
  • Minimum weight - only applies to Swoop and is 20kg 
  • Minimum age requirements - there is no minimum age requirement, but the Squirrel course is designed for those aged 5 and above, and the other courses for those aged 10 and above
  • Disclaimer - all participants must sign a disclaimer, and an adult or guardian must sign on behalf of those aged 11 and under
  • Children aged 9 and under - must be supervised by an adult who must attend the safety briefing but who does not need to take part
  • Safety equipment - you must wear all safety equipment provided including a full body harness
  • Safety instructions - participants must comply with all safety instructions
  • Fitness levels - a basic level of fitness is required, a greater level of fitness is required for the harder courses
  • Risk - Participants must accept the inherent element of risk undertaken whilst participating in ropes courses activities which might include minor bumps and bruises.  The trees produce sap which may transfer to clothing or hands 
  • Medical concerns or conditions - must be declared to staff
  • Clothing - participants are advised to wear long sleeves and trousers, and practical footwear eg trainers or ankle supporting boots
  • Camera, mobile phones and wallets - cameras must be securely attached, please leave mobile phones and your wallet behind
  • Toilets - are located at the Nevis Range gondola base station and it is not possible to leave a course part way round
  • Drugs, alcohol & unacceptable behaviours - any person found to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or otherwise behaving in a way which might threaten the safety or enjoyment of others, will be required to leave the premises
  • Admittance refusal - Nevis Range reserves the absolute right to refuse admittance or to remove a participant