Leading Edge | Hill and Moorland Leader


Hill and Moorland Leader

This course was formerly known as Walking Group Leader. It is used extensively by those involved with delivering the Duke of Edinburgh's Award as well as many walk leaders and outdoor instructors. Hill and Moorland Leaders operate in terrain that is generally more remote than that used by Lowland Leaders and not as steep or rocky as ground covered by Mountain Leaders.

What does Hill and Moorland Leader cover?

Walking and Route Finding
Navigation
Hazards and Emergency Procedures
Equipment
Responsibilities of the Leader
Group Management
Access, Conservation and Environmental Knowledge
Weather  

Detailed information on each of the above topics can be found in the Hill and Moorland Leader Handbook. 

Hill and Moorland Leader Handbook