Navigation Courses

Mapwork

If you enjoy your hill walking but sometimes lack the confidence to cope with deteriorating weather or poor visibility, then why not consider a navigation course with us where everything is explained and you get plenty of practice.

Topics covered include:

  • Types & scales of mapslogo
  • Grid references
  • Conventional signs
  • Contours & relief features
  • Pacing, Timing & Bearings
  • Resections
  • Attack points & Aiming off
  • Equipment selection

Navigation

Navigation theory

Typically, a two day course involves a half day of indoor theory, followed by an afternoon of micro navigation locally. The second day would be a full mountain day in complex terrain giving you ample opportunity to consolidate your new skills. Activity Prices?

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Navigation group finding their way out of the car park

Navigation group finding their way out of the car park

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