Site Status Warnings
Addingham Moorside
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Addlebrough
23.03.20 - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Baildon
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Bishopdale
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Brant Side
23.03.20. - Site closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Cow Close Fell
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.
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Cowling & Sutton Pinnacles
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Dodd Fell & Grove Head
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.
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Great Whernside
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Ilkley Moor
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Nappa Scar
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Semer Water
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Stags Fell (Members only)
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Tailbridge
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Wether Fell
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Whernside
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Windbank/Hawkswick
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Kilnsey
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Kettlewell
23.03.20. - Site Closed Until Further Notice.                    ...
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Fremington Edge
23.03.20. - Site Closed Unitil Further Notice                    ...
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Joining the DHPC
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Coach's Checklist

This is just a first stab. Sorry if I'm preaching to the converted:

Before setting off:

  • Check your own BHPA membership to make sure it hasn't expired
  • Go through the Coachee checklist with the coachee
  • Working radio, able to transmit and receive in the air

On the hill:

  • Ask to see the BHPA membership card of your coachees. You are advised to refuse to coach someone who can't present a valid, current card and rating.
  • Agree a radio frequency.
  • See if coachee can transmit safely in flight. This won't be covered in the school.
  • Check colours and make of coachee's glider and harness so you can pick it out when they radio you.
  • Agree a task or exercise and a protocol for the coachee giving notice (over the radio) when they are going to execute it.
  • Try to have a debrief when you are all on the ground.
  • Sign off any tasks completed. Make a note of any partial tasks (e.g. 1 top landing at one site) in your own notes/logs.