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High Adventure Safety
Raquette Falls
By Chris Long
Raquette Falls on the Raquette River

  • The Buddy System is to be used by all participants under the age of 18 at all times.

  • Swimming is not allowed without adult/lifeguard supervision.

  • When allowed campfires must be put into designated fire rings with water nearby.

  • Properly extinguish all fires before leafing the area.

  • Always keep an eye on the weather conditions.

  • No climbing should happen without the direct supervision of a climbing instructor.

  • Always stay with your trek when hiking. If you get separated or lost, stay where you are.

  • Make sure that items such as rain gear, first aid pack, water, etc. are easily accessible. If weather turns bad or an emergency arises, these items will be needed quickly.

  • Warm clothes should be available to all participants.

  • Shoes should be worn at all times.

  • Campsites should always be kept clean, especially from food, clothing and gear.



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