For those looking to expand their map reading skills and progress into competent mountain navigators.
Max Ratio 1:6
£80pp - up to 6 spaces
If the day runs on a 1:1 ratio - it will run as a half day
Compass hire - £5pp
This course will build on the previous navigation programme.
We will recap:
Choosing a map
Reading the map
Understanding scales and symbols
Orientate the map
We will progress your knowledge and cover:
Relaying distance from map to ground
Complexity of timing and pacing
Intricate contour interpretation
Compass work such as taking and following bearings
We hope to ensure people leave with the confidence to navigate in mountain terrain and poor visibility by the end of this course.
We will provide maps of the area we will be covering but we advise you to buy and bring along your own Silva Expedition 4 compass to practice with and use going forward.
16th April 2021
National Trust Car Park - Stickle Barn
18th May 2021
Staveley Mill Yard