This video has been provided by our partner Sierra Club and gives an overview of what to consider when you plan on leading a hike.
This guide is an introduction to the qualifications and knowledge needed to run a youth-focused hiking program.
This is a more in-depth plan for a day on the trail. Use this in advance of a trip, plan out the details and your hiking trip will run smoothly.
This template gives you a sample of how a day might run in terms of timing, mechanics, and includes some helpful reminders of how to keep things running on time.
This template is prepared to help you produce a Local Operations Plan (LOP). This is a document that collects emergency information in one place and that permitting agencies may require you to file with them in advance of a trip.
This template contains simple information that is pertinent to your trip. You can customize this template in any way you choose, adding anything specific and relevant to you.
This checklist is for hiking supplies, it is not exhaustive and may need to be modified and added to suit your program.
This is a sample trip waiver and medical form from our partner Outdoor Outreach. Please check with your medical personnel and insurance to make sure that the forms you use are suitable to your insurance coverage, youth population, and trip area.
This is a detailed sample handbook that will give a comprehensive overview of how a large organization handles it’s hiking program.
This document is a sample Local Emergency Resource Guide. It contains all relevant details around a specific outdoor activity site including names and phone numbers for support services like rangers, visitor centers and nearest hospital or medical services