if the pace is too fast?
If you are unable
to keep up with the tail end of the main group by
the time we reach the end of Lornie Trail (see purple circle on
map here), the pace may be too fast for you.
Since this is
just the first leg, it is important to retire at this point, when
facilities are nearby. Later, as we walk deeper into the forest,
it will be difficult to get out without a long detour.
will advise walkers who cannot maintain the pace. These walkers
can retire gracefully for an early breakfast, by walking back
to MacRitchie via the nature trail. This is a well sign-posted
path, so you will find your way back easily and safely. Alternatively,
you can walk to the bus stop at Lornie Road and bus back to the
Each year the
number who turn back are few in number, usually those who are
attempting too much, and too suddenly. They are advised to try
the MacRitchie Nature Trail for starters, and more regularly,
to build up their fitness, just as some of our guides did, over