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


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.

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