Group Leadership in the Mountains 1 | Mountain Ways Ireland

Group Leadership in the Mountains 1

  • The leader’s responsibilities
  • The leader checklist
  • Matching objectives to participants
  • Risk assessment
  • Route planning for a group walk
  • Weather – learning the basics
  • When is a leader not a leader?


Putting it all into action:

  • Front man back man
  • Tally man 
  • Communication techniques in bad weather
  • Moving a group across hazards-spotting
  • Navigating while leading and maintaining control of the group
  • Timing v Pacing
  • Map and Compass – Navigation technique and what is appropriate to the conditions

Course Details

1 Day
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