Introduction to navigation (3 hour)

£22.50

Want to learn the core skills of navigation, Our 3 hour course is designed to provide you with the core skills needed to get you going.

Who is this course for?
For those who want to learn the basics of map reading and compass skills. Maybe you want to attend of navigation day, but can’t find the time for a full day. Or you want to refresh your skills ready for a big challenge.

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.

Price: £22.50 Per person
Group booking please enquire.
Location: Ashover, Derbyshire
Ratio: 1:6

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Want to learn the core skills of navigation, Our 3 hour course is designed to provide you with the core skills needed to get you going.

Who is this course for?
For those who want to learn the basics of map reading and compass skills. Maybe you want to attend of navigation day, but can’t find the time for a full day. Or you want to refresh your skills ready for a big challenge.

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.

course content:

  • Map setting and orientation
  • How to measure distance to your destination
  • Measurement of time to your destination.
  • Tick Features, matching symbols of the map to real objects.
  • Using a compass with the map.
  • How to find where you are on the map (relocation)

Further elements are likely to be discussed/demonstrated through the session

What do you need to bring with you?
-snacks and drink for the course.
-suitable walking boots/ or sturdy 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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