Stairway to Heaven - Right Bank 25th Feb
Sat 25th FEB. 6am-2pm. Previous hiking experience required. THIS IS AN INTERMEDIATE HIKE
- 300 UAE dirhamsAED 300
- Wadi Ghaliah
Sat 25TH FEBRUARY. 6am-2pm. PREVIOUS HIKING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Activity Time: Total Activity Time: 7 to 8 Hours with Breaks Arrive:06:00am Hike start time: 06:30 AM The hike finishes approximately 13:30 PM About the Trip and participants: This hike is suitable for Intermediate and intermediate + level hikers who are very fit and have the endurance of walking for 7 to 8 hours with bags and 3-4 litres of water. BEGINNERS ARE NOT ALLOWED for this hike. The day is long and the terrain, although on a trail, is steep and unforgiving. This is not for inexperienced hikers or those without a high level of fitness. Details of Hike: Start Elevation: 280M Max Elevation: 1400M Elevation Gain: +-1200M Distance: 15KM Trail Type: Same way up and down Terrain: Steep uphill, Balcony walk, dry waterfall, and donkey trail What to Bring? Proper Hiking shoes/boots with good grip Hat/Cap for sun protection Sunblock Cream Headlamp/Torch 3-4 Litres of water minimum Electrolyte drinks (Recommended) Light snacks/Fruits or Lunch What is Included? Hiking Insurance in case of any accident First aid certified Guide and assistants 2 ways radio communication Comprehensive First Aid Kit Transport and Location: 4 by 4 is needed for the last 2.6KMS in to the wadi for the start of the hike. Your sedans or normal cars can make it to the first meeting location easily. From this point, we will shift to available 4-by-4 vehicles. In case of no availability of 4x4's we shall start the hike from this point and hike to additional 2.6km to the start of the trail. We do not provide transportation. The final location will be shared via a Whats App group, with all the participants after reservation and payment is confirmed.
**Booking, Cancellation, and Attendance Policy** 1. **Course Duration and Timings:** - Single-day activities vary in duration: approx. 3 hours (introductory), approx. 4-5 hours (intermediate), approx. 5-7 hours (advanced). - Workshops span 2 days,. - Certified courses are 4 days (usually 2 weekends) with 4 online sessions in the evenings from 6 pm to 8 pm. - All activities commence at 7 am. 2. **Booking Advance Notice:** - All participants are required to book at least 24 hours in advance before the scheduled activity or course start time. 3. **Instructor-Client Ratio:** - Each session will have 1 fully certified instructor for every 10-15 clients. This will depend on the activity and the location taking place. 2 instructors may sometimes be required for certain activities. 4. **Booking Window:** - Participants can book as soon as the activity or course becomes available. 5. **Payment Method and Timing:** - Only online payments are accepted, and each participant must book and pay 24 hours before the activity or course. 6. **Cancellation and Rescheduling:** - Participants must provide a minimum of 48 hours notice to cancel an activity or course. - No refunds are issued; instead, rescheduling to the next available date for that same activity or course is allowed. - Failure to attend the rescheduled activity date renders the booking place unavailable to the participant. Any and all refunds will not be permitted. 7. **Minimum Participation Requirements:** - Single-day activities require a minimum of 4 participants. - Certified RAKTDA courses require a minimum of 3 participants. - Skills workshops require a minimum of 1 participant. 8. **Cancellation Reasons and Evidence:** - Any nonattendance must be supported by evidence. - Medical reasons require an official, stamped, and authorized medical note from a registered UAE doctor. - Lateness, social engagements, or non-medical reasons are not considered valid for rescheduling without 48 hours notice. 9. **Medical Questionnaire and Health Considerations:** - All participants must complete a medical questionnaire. - Participants must have sufficient fitness and health to attend their chosen activity. - If fitness or health is in question, an official medical note is required to confirm eligibility. 10. **Attendance Tracking:** - Attendance is based on the number of participants present at the scheduled start time. - Participants arriving late are issued a warning and allowed no more than 10 minutes maximum. - Exceeding the 10-minute limit without providing 48 hours' notice is considered a no-show with no rescheduling or refund. Please read and understand this policy carefully before booking. We are committed to ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants. Your cooperation with these guidelines is greatly appreciated.