"Follow My Lead! The Great Survival Challenge" (みんなオレについて来い!汗と涙のタクラミ大サバイバル, Minna Ore ni Tsuite Koi! Ase to Namida no Takurami Dai Sabaibaru) is episode 158 of the original Naruto anime.
With no missions currently available, each of Konoha's genin have been assigned to lead a squad of three Academy students in a survival exercise. Naruto Uzumaki is teamed up with Konohamaru, Moegi, and Udon. The three find out that Naruto's leadership, navigation, and foraging skills leave much to be desired and they end up lost in the mountains during a thunderstorm. They learn to pull their strengths to survive the mountains long enough for help to arrive. Then they blame Naruto for getting them into the disaster. Suddenly, a rock falls on Naruto. Naruto uses his shadow clones to hold the rock, but it is too heavy. Konohamaru and his friends help Naruto out, but then Iruka and Shikamaru arrive. They bring Naruto back where he is scolded by Tsunade for taking such a dangerous risk.
- In Naruto: One Decade, One Hundred Ninja, this is called the Academy Student Lead Mission (忍者学校生引率任務).
- The following Academy students are assigned the leader of: