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.
Top tips on leading group walks and basic first aid information; waterproof versions designed to be carried on a walk, can be ordered on request from Central Office.
Further guidance on First Aid produced in partnership with the British Red Cross.
Some frequently asked questions about leading walks.
Guidance on leading walks in remote areas.
Ramblers Scotland developed this resource for their groups, particularly for guidance when walking in the hills in Scotland. However, all groups will benefit from making sure members carry ICE cards. Please use and adapt to suit your group.
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.
Resource for capturing attendance and contact information on group walks.
Incidents do happen, but they can be prevented, or handled in a way which prevents the situation deteriorating. This case studies represent incidents on Ramblers walks in 2009 – 2010.
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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