Plan your hike for the slowest person. One that is suitable for everyone in your party and let the slower person set the pace. There is nothing more frustrating and potentially dangerous than a slow hiker falling behind the group.


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    1. That is a really good point and one that all leaders should pay attention to. Make sure you leave plenty of time for the entire group to catch their breath and only head off again when the last person has indicated that are ok to proceed