This is the two day navigation course. It is non residential and a minimum of 2 people is required for the course to run.
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.
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.