Just because you are the leader, it doesn’t mean you always have to be at the front. On easy water you may decide to let one of your group go first, to allow them to make their own decisions and … Continue reading
“Avoidance is better than cure” is about pre-empting what may happen and putting in to place measures to either eliminate or manage the risk. This is where the river leader’s experience based judgement comes in to play.
First of all, everybody in you group needs to be in line of sight, so that you can see that they are OK and also to be able to pass signals. That doesn’t mean that you, as the leader have … Continue reading