Navigation course

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Navigation course

Navigation course

Navigation course

Navigation course

Navigation course

Why should I do this navigation course?

You love being out in the mountains hill walking but are not happy to leave the path. You want to gain confidence using a map and compass and walking in the mist or at night.

What does this course cover?

Navigation confidence course is a 2-day course teaching you many core navigation skills including:

contour interpretation- reading the map and matching it to the ground, including macro and micro navigation.

using a compass to take a bearing from the map and on the ground.

measuring distance travelled using both pacing and timing.

relocation skills

strategies to navigate at night and in the mist.

What do I need to have done before?

You should be hill fit and happy to spend a day in the fells walking. No other experience is needed.

Who else will be on the course?

The course will be run on a maximum 1 instructor to 6 client ratio.

Kit we provide.

We provide all technical kit for the activity.

What do I need to bring?

You will need a packed lunch, waterproofs, spare jumper, walking boots or similar and rucksack. If you have your own harness and helmet please bring these too.

What do I need to bring?

You will need a packed lunch, waterproofs, spare jumper, walking boots or similar and rucksack. If you have your own harness and helmet please bring these too.

Dates

In the past, we have offered set course dates but have generally found that clients prefer dates that suit their diary.
Responding to this, we now offer this course on any 5 consecutive days to suit both your and our availability.

If you have the choice weekdays are quieter in the hills but many clients have busy lives and weekends suit.

This is no problem, just get in touch and we will dovetail you into the programme.

If you don’t see dates that suit, you can book privately on dates arranged for you.

Dates

In the past, we have offered set course dates but have generally found that clients prefer dates that suit their diary.
Responding to this, we now offer this course on any 5 consecutive days to suit both your and our availability.

If you have the choice weekdays are quieter in the hills but many clients have busy lives and weekends suit.

This is no problem, just get in touch and we will dovetail you into the programme.

Course price

Prices are per day. If you are unable to have 5 days available we can tailor the course to suit your availability.

1 instructor to 1 client £200
1 instructor to 2 clients £220
1 instructor to 3 clients £240
1 instructor to 4 clients £260

The course is non-residential and here is a list of suggestions for accommodation to suit every pocket.

You will need to travel to and from the course but we can provide transport during the course.  We, therefore, suggest you book accommodation in, or near Ambleside.

You can simply book online and fill in the booking form all in one go.

We use world pay to make things safe and as easy as possible for you.

Once you have booked online, you will receive a confirmation email for your booking with all the arrangements for your activity.

If you are wanting to book an activity which starts within 48 hours of the booking date, please call us so that we can process your booking on the phone. This will ensure you don’t miss out and can have a great time on the activity.

If you would like to email or chat please don’t hesitate to get in touch.