1 Day beginner navigation course (Roseberry Topping)

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Explore the North Yorkshire Moors by learning how to navigate around stunning Roseberry Topping area

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: £55 Per person
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Location: RoseBerry Topping Area [Guisborough Visitor centre]
Time Duration: Start time 9:30am. Approx finish 4pm.
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. Please note this course does not come with a certificate.

course content:

  • Understanding the cardinal points on the map and using the compass.
  • Know how to setting the map and orientate it to features on the landscape.
  • To disover the different map symbols and how they relate to route planning
  • Knowing how to locate one’s self on map
  • exploring map fundamentals and their uses.
  • Understanding how to use a compass.
  • Identifying features in the landscape and relating them to the map.
  • Finding uses for contour lines
  • Using distance and time to plot a route.

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
  • Waterproof coats and trousers

What we provide:

  • Expert level guidance
  • safety equipment, such as first aid kit
  • Map and compass
  • A course that is fully insured
  • A Professional Mountain leader with years of experience.

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