1 Day beginner navigation course (Castleton, Derbyshire)

£50.00

Explore the heart of the Peak District by learning how to navigate around stunning Castleton.

This course is for those who want more confidence reading and understanding a map. New to navigation or want to plan your own hikes. Learn the skills to navigate with a professional mountain leader. You will be provided with a map and compass. The route is not set as each group is different with different requirements. With the maximum number of 6 participants you will have the personalised interaction you need to become a successful navigator. Throughout the day we cover navigation is a variety of settings, such as fields, forests, around houses and farms.

Price: £50 Per person
Group booking please enquire.
Location: Castleton, Derbyshire
Time Duration: Start time 9:30am. Approx finish 3:30pm.
Ratio: 1:6

Difficulty rating [2]
This course is for those who want more confidence reading and understanding a map.
New to navigation or want to plan your own hikes. Learn the skills to navigate with a
professional mountain leader. You will be provided with a map and compass. The route is
not set as each group is different with different requirements. With the maximum number of 6
participants you will have the personalised interaction you need to become a successful
navigator. Throughout the day we cover navigation is a variety of settings, such as fields,
forests, around houses and farms.

course content:
-cardinal points
-setting the map
-map symbols
-location self on map
-map fundamentals
-compass basics
-identifying features
– contour lines
-distance and time

Further elements are likely to be discussed/demonstrated through the day.

What do you need to bring with you?
-Lunch and drink for the day
-suitable walking boots/trainers
-Medication
-Walking poles can be useful

What we provide:
-Expert level guidance
-safety equipment, such as first aid kit
-Map and compass
-Local knowledge

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