ComeHike Covid-19 Protocols for all members

COVID-19 is an air-transmission disease transmitted directly from another infected person, or tactile-transmission through an infected surface. In order to avoid infection you have to keep social distance and wash your hands frequently with soap and water or an approved 70% alcohol based sanitiser. It is imperative that all club members and visitors adhere to the following prescripts:

Prior to a hike / social event

  • 1.    Ensure and confirm that you have no Covid-19 symptoms (flu-like symptoms, including but not limited to: fever,    
           headache, cough, fatigue, sore throat, muscle or body aches, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • 2.    Confirm that you have not been in contact with anyone you suspect or know has contracted COVID-19.
  • 3.    Adhere to the protocols around motor vehicle occupancy.

On / during the hike / social event

  • 1.    Do not share hiking gear, food or water and refrain from physical contact with anyone on the hike/social event.
  • 2.    Maintain a minimum distance of 1,5m from others – your hiking pace should allow you to maintain the social distance.
  • 3.    Maintain social distancing during stops/rests.
  • 4.    On approaching others on the hike/event: keep left and wait for others to pass on the right.
  • 5.    Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough/sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
  • 6.    Try not to use toilets/bathrooms in public areas. Wash your hands or use hand sanitiser before and after visiting ablution
           facilities when necessary.
  • 7.    Try and limit the touching of any surfaces - benches, railings etc. Wash your hands or use hand sanitiser before and after
           touching any surfaces.
    On / during the hike / social event

After the hike / social event

If you test positive for Covid-19 within 14 days of attending a hike, please notify the hike leader immediately

Compulsory items to have with you: two face masks, sanitiser

NB!!! All club members and visitors on hikes/social events must comply with these Covid-19 health care protocols, including proper coughing, sneezing and hand washing practices.


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