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Tuesday 24 November 2020
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10.0 Trip Planning

10.1.                     Trip programs must have a full plan for delivery

10.1.1.   Trip itinerary / schedule including put in time and location, all estimated stops during the trip (lunch, overnights etc.) and take out time and location estimates.

10.1.1.1.         Itineraries should be filed at school and at park authorities where necessary.

10.1.2.   All trip leaders and staff must be oriented with this plan including:

10.1.2.1.         Location, geographic outline and schedule

10.1.2.2.         Emergency and evacuation procedures

10.1.2.3.         Emergency contact and communications procedures

10.1.2.4.         Environmental issues

10.2.                     Trip leaders must have at least a full season of experience on the destination river.

10.3.                     A full review of the trip must be done after each trip

10.3.1.   Situation review

10.3.2.   Reports of river changes, and new issues in logistics

10.3.3.   Customer review of skill sets appropriate to that river

10.3.4.   Customer satisfaction review

10.3.5.   Business considerations – cost review after each trip

10.4.                     Trip ratio should be a minimum of trip leader and a certified instructor.

10.4.1.   Additional instructors should be to match requirements of the WK mandatory ratios

10.4.1.1.         Class 2 to 3

10.4.1.2.         Class 3 to 4

10.4.1.3.         Class 4+ to 5+

10.5.                     Trip clients must be screened before the trip

10.5.1.   Skill levels

10.5.2.   Medical concerns

10.6.                     Trip documentation must be available with the trip leader and to trip members during the trip.

10.6.1.   Health forms that had been filled in by clients

10.6.2.   Emergency and evacuation procedures

10.6.3.   Important contact information

10.6.4.   Group identification (trip leader names, trip provider contact information, emergency contact information)

10.6.5.   Insurance information

10.6.6.   Trip itinerary