Trail Leader Award Precourse Questions

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Pre-course questions to be completed prior to your Trail Leader Award

Before your Trail Leader course, please think about the following questions.  Print this out, note your answers in the boxes, and bring to your course.

Alternatively, you can print out the resource at the link at the bottom of the page.



  1. A leader has many roles to fulfil when leading mountain bike groups.  See if you can name six.





















  1. What map might you use for navigating your way around a ride in preparation for taking a mountain bike group out?





  1. Have you got the map of the area around the course venue - see your pre-course information or the venue pages for the location?  If you have, please bring it with you.


  1. What equipment would you take with you when leading a group of mountain bikers?










  1. Imagine taking a mountain bike group down the road that you live on, and turning right at the junction at the end.  How would you do it safely?











  1. Can you think of a game to undertake prior to a ride with a group that will enhance their abilities as well as warm them up











You can also print out these questions at the link below.


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