Our Walk Leader toolkit contains handy resources for walk leaders to use when planning and leading walks. We also have training presentations and guidance notes for use by groups running training locally on leading group walks and navigation. If you are interested in those resources or would like further guidance on anything in the toolkit, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The duties and skills needed for leading successful group walks.
A handy list of tips to help walk leaders run safe and enjoyable walks. If you’d like a small, durable and waterproof hard copy designed to be carried on a walk, please send a request via email@example.com
In Case of Emergency cards allow walkers to fill in their emergency contact details and important medical information. Walkers should keep ICE cards in an accessible place so that if something should happen on a walk, the walk leader or emergency services know about any medical conditions and who to contact.
Some frequently asked questions about leading walks.
Read this if you lead walks and/or other activities for your group or area.
Guidance on leading walks in remote areas.
A list of items Ramblers Scotland recommends that every group carry. However, all groups will benefit from making sure making sure they are well equipped and carry the items listed with them on their walks. Please use and adapt to suit your group.
Ramblers Scotland developed this resource for their walk leaders, particularly for guidance when walking in the hills in Scotland. However, all groups will benefit from making sure they are well equipped and carry the items listed with them on their walks. Please use and adapt to suit your group.
For further information and guidance please see the GDPR toolkit. This guidance is intended for all Ramblers volunteers - explaining what the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is, why it’s important, and what volunteers must do to comply with our legal obligations.
Resource for capturing attendance and contact information on group walks. We are currently testing a mobile walk register which is the most secure way of managing our members registration data, and it will also improve our central intelligence around walking. We expect this to become available to all Groups towards the end of 2018. Until then please use the template provided and remember to destroy the data after your walk.
For further information on Insurance continue to the toolkit. This includes FAQs on insurance and the incident report form.
For further information on Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults continue to the toolkit.
For further information on Successful short walks and health walk links continue to the toolkit.
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