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Hike Leader Workshop, Saturday September 7, 10:00 am–3:00 pm, Bell Engineering Center (University of Arkansas), Fayetteville AR, Bob Cross, Instructor.  Open to all Ozark Society Chapters and members.  Register by email to bobcross610@gmail.com or call 479-466-3077.


Ozark Society—Workshop for Hike Leaders

Bob Cross will be conducting a Workshop for Hike Leaders on Saturday, September 7th, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

We ALWAYS need new faces in the hike leader department. We have some strong hikers in our chapter that are just a little unsure about taking on the lead role. If you’re one of these hikers, this is an excellent opportunity, and its FREE. Bob has in-depth training and experience on hike planning and problem resolution. Lunch will be provided.


  • Room 2291, Bell Engineering Center, University of Arkansas
  • 800 W. Dickson St.
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
  • Enter front door, turn right, then go through double doors
  • Call Bob at 479-466-3077 if front entrance is locked
  • Free parking across street


  • Saturday, September 7, 2019
  • 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM


  • Register by email to bobcross610@gmail.com by 9:00 pm, Thursday, September 5 (or call at 479-466-3077)
  • No charge
  • Lunch provided
  • Open to all Ozark Society members and chapters
  • Handouts will be distributed in advance to all registrants


  • Objectives of Ozark Society Outing Program
  • Dismal Hollow Case Study
  • Hike Leader Qualifications (Suggestions for Further Training)
  • Trip Planning and Management
  • The Hike
  • Individual Hiker’s Equipment
  • Management of Problems on the Trail
  • Accident Scene Management
  • Liability Issues
  • Leave No Trace
  • Conclusions