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BSO Hike and Plunge Intro to Wild Swimming

$25

This is an offsite activity where you will have to arrange your own transport

Enjoy scenic hikes? Want to give wild swimming a go? Why not take a hike and plunge! These sessions take in the beauty of the Peak District on foot with a cold water plunge in a waterfall or plunge pool. Guided by Suzie of Peak Swims, a local and certified open water swimming coach, you'll also get to learn more about what makes wild swimming so special.

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What to Expect:

Walk to a secluded waterfall/swim spot. Swim for an hour and walk back, all while discussing the pertinent things to consider when getting into wild swimming:
- Benefits of outdoor swimming
- Where to swim
- Common myths and misconceptions
- How to swim safely and identify risks
- Environmental considerations of outdoor swimming
- Equipment. What are you likely to need (or not)

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What to Bring:

- Comfortable hiking shoes
- Dress for the weather
- Wetsuit/Swimwear
- Towel
- A dry bag for the wet kit
- Something to warm you up after a cold dip
- Plenty of water
- Food and snacks

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Essential Information:

Minimun Age: 10 (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)
Course Provider: Suzie - Peak Swims
Student / Instructor Ratio: 6:1
Start / Finish: Edale - Click here for location
Transport: None required
Meeting Times & Logistics:
Please meet in Edale at least 10 minutes before the course starting time to find your guide and ensure a timely departure.

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