:First, no club
: member wants to spend their free time herding cats, and most
: club members don't want to be ordered around on their free time.
Exactly the reason that the common adventure model exists. In a group that has good situational awareness and self-enforced cohesiveness, it works very well. I have paddled in groups with leaders that were just this side of dictators, and it's nowhere near as much fun.
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