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.
Resource for capturing attendance and contact information on group walks.
It's essential that you report all incidents on Ramblers walks and other activities, even if they result in no or only minor injuries. Please use this form.
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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