Beginners Navigation Course

Location: Peak District

Duration: 1 Day

19th or 20th March 2022

Ratio: 1:6


This one day Navigation Course will introduce you to the skills of navigation and give you experience of using these new found skills in the  Peak District. An initial theory session  is followed by a  day out on the hills giving you plenty of opportunity to practice and gain advice and encouragement from experienced instructors. By the end of the day you will have a solid grounding in map reading techniques and some experience of using a compass.

During the day you will look at:

  • Understanding maps – Scales, Rights of Way, Contours, Grid References.
  • Developing a navigation strategy – Direction, Distance, Tick Off and Cut Off.
  • Measuring distances – Timing and Pacing.
  • Using a compass – Map orientation, taking and walking a bearing.
  • Route finding skills – Using natural features, hazard avoidance.

Price: £49.00 Per Person