DEVELOPMENT
 
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Don't guess grades - get them right using a clinometer
 
Setting out the Route
 
desired grade is achieved with a CLINOMETER
learn how to use it before you start
grade should not exceed 6
whether operating alone or as a twosome, remember that it is your eye level that you are projecting
track alignments are identified by FLAGGING - 20mm wide light blue plastic tape which contrasts best against vegetation and rocks
secure flagging to vegetation at head height. Leave a free 200mm tail which flutters and is easy to see
remember to remove all flagging as soon as it has served its purpose
  Low gradient is crucial for a successful outcome ...