Wild Tuscany Treks is a network of professional Nature and Walking guides who share the same values and have many years of experience in leading groups.
Compliance with the rules listed below will allow each participant to better enjoy their experience together with us in nature.
Upon registration, you implicitly declare to have read, understood and accept all the following regulations.
As a participant, you have the right to receive detailed and truthful information in advance about the activity that will be carried out, the level of physical preparation required and the necessary equipment.
Meeting and transfers
Meeting place and time are indicated in the description of each event. Any transfers will be made with your own means. If this is not possible, please contact the Guide.
We recommend that you arrive 15 minutes in advance and notify the Guide in case of delay. The possibility of waiting for latecomers is not always guaranteed.
Any changes in the meeting place or time will be promptly communicated to each participant.
Medical information / declaration of physical fitness
Participants must be in good health and with physical fitness and experience appropriated to the grade indicated in the description of the activity. In case of doubt, please contact the Guide, providing any useful information for the correct assessment of your suitability.
Partecipants must inform us before the start about any situations that may require special attention. Similarly, people who use life-saving drugs or similar are required to inform the Guide before the start of the trip.
To protect the safety of the individual and the group, the Guide has the right to exclude, before the start, anyone who was deemed to be in unsuitable psychophysical conditions.
Clothing and equipment
Participants should have the correct footwear, clothing and equipment for the hike.
The suggested equipment is always indicated in the description of each trip or in the specific section.
If in doubt, please contact the Guide in advance.
The Guide reserves the right to exclude anyone who comes with clothing and equipment NOT suitable for the hike.
Rules of conduct
The Guide has the duty to conduct the group with diligence, prudence and skillness.
The pace will be calibrated to the type of group.
During the trip, the participants must comply with the instructions given by the Guide and maintain disciplined and prudent behavior, respecting people, things and the environment in general.
You must also:
- follow the established path without preceding the Guide and without leaving the group;
- collaborate with the Guide and inform him/her of any problems that may arise during the trip, in particular regarding your psychophysical conditions and equipment;
- keep your own waste (including biodegradable organic waste) and dispose of it correctly at the end of the trip.
Each participant is personally responsible for any risky behavior for himself and for others, in particular in the event that he should take personal initiatives contrary to these regulations and / or to the decisions of the Guide.
The decisions of the Guide are final. If you refuse to comply with its provisions or decide to leave the group, the Guide will be released from any responsibility towards you.
Route changes and duration of the trip
In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Guide may decide at any time to modify the program and itinerary, even substantially, to protect the safety and well-being of the group or a part of it.
The duration of the trip, indicated in the description, is to be considered indicative and depends on various factors, including the fitness of the single participants and the weather conditions.
Use of mobile phones
Partecipants are requested to make a moderate use of their mobile phone, respectful of other group members.
Photos and videos
Participants are informed that during the trip the Guide and/or other members of the group could take pictures and/or videos that portray them and that such material could be published on public domain sites or used by Wild Tuscany Treks for promotional purposes regarding their activities. Participation in the trip implies consent to publish the aforementioned material.
If you do not want to be photographed or filmed, inform the Guide on departure.
In case of use of the images by Wild Tuscany Treks, any minors present will be made appropriately unrecognizable, in compliance with current regulations.
Minors can participate only if accompanied by a parent or by an adult with parental authorization.
Dogs are generally allowed, except in Nature Reserves where it is forbidden and unless otherwise indicated in the description of the trip.
You are obliged, when booking, to notify the Guide of the presence of your dog.
During the trip you are the sole responsible for the conduct of your dog. You must always bring leash and a muzzle and make sure that your pet does not harm things, people or other animals.
It will be at the discretion of the Guide to confirm whether or not your dog can participate.
The Guide will regularly check the weather forecast in the days preceding the hiking trip, so as to be able to make changes to the program or cancel the trip if the weather conditions won’t allow it to be carried out safely.
Unless otherwise indicated, decisions will be made at the latest the day before the trip.
The Guide can decide to change the itinerary just before the start or, if deemed necessary, during the trip.
Participants will be promptly informed of any changes.