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ML Night Navigation

MTA WORKSHOP

Night Navigation

This workshop is a night navigation exercise to simulate poor visibility navigation to help candidates rely on their techniques and hone skills ahead of assessment. Gain confidence and check in with your skills, all instruction and feedback provided by ML course directors. 

4:00pm-10:00pm (approx)

Accreditation

This workshop is for Mountain Leader trainees. 

MTA members gain 1 CPD point for attending 

You can view the workshops here on Mountain Training 

 

1 DAY COURSE

PRICES: £80pp

MTA PRICE: £70pp

View Dates Below

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COURSE OUTLINE

This workshop is a night navigation exercise to simulate poor visibility navigation to help candidates rely on their techniques and hone skills ahead of assessment. Gain confidence and check in with your skills, all instruction and feedback provided by ML course directors. 

4:00pm-10:00pm (approx)

SKILLS COVERED

Equipment: maps and compasses and head torches

Navigation coaching and selecting techniques for night navigation

Gain accurate pacing and timing 

Introduce independent legs to landscape features 

Introduce ML style features for night nav (landscape features)

Navigate in the dark to build towards solid, pragmatic navigation

Goal setting and debriefs 

Discussion ahead of assessment 

EQUIPMENT/KIT REQUIRED 

Hill kit for a full day/night on the mountain day; 

Waterproofs 

Warm layers

Hat and gloves 

Walking boots

30m rope - can be provided

Helmet 

WORKSHOP PROVIDER CREDENTIALS

Workshop provider: Sam Marsland (WMCI & ML course director)

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE EVENT

Your CPD record - If you attend this event and it counts as CPD, your CPD point/s will automatically be added to your record in due course - you will not need to add it yourself.
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Night Navigation

dates

If you are a looking to undertake a private workshop, then get in touch and we can help run a refresher bespoke to you 

(£200 per day for 1-1)

 

Course Ratios

1:6 Ratio 

 Min. course size: 2

Max. course size: 6

Course needs 2 people to run

This is an open workshop designed for you to meet with other ML trainees and find other candidates to consolidate with. 

Sam holds the WMCI award, is a ML Course Director and  has national Mountain Training organisation requirements to run this course, 

Pre-Requisites 

18 years +  

Registered and completed your ML training course. 

Be a MTA member to access the benefits of: 

Discounted price & 1 CPD point 

Join MTA 

None MTA can join but you won't be able to redeem your CPD points

 This course is for you if you are looking to check in with your skills and gain further knowledge and understanding towards assessment for ML

Equipment

We will share a fully comprehensive kit list with you during the booking stage.

You will need to wear suitable outdoor clothing (warm and waterproof) and suitable mountain footwear (boots).

You will need all of your regular hill kit plus lunch, snacks and water for the day. 

 

30 metre ML ropes can be provided. 

Helmets can also be provided

Venue

This workshop is delivered from the Borrowdale YHA.

It is recommended that you use the accommodation here at the YHA if you wish to stay over, they do camping too. 

There are good transport links and buses running from Keswick 

Here we will introduce the course outlines, planning stages and discuss our objectives

this course is accredited to mountain training

Mountain Training is the collection of awarding bodies for skills courses and qualifications in walking, climbing and mountaineering that operates across the UK and The Republic Of Ireland.

Our qualifications train and assess people to look after other people in these environments, whether that's leading a walk in the mountains, coaching in a climbing wall or teaching multi pitch rock climbing. People who hold our qualifications have been assessed at a nationally agreed standard. 

www.mountain-training.org

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Our Vision

A diverse and active outdoor society, supported by inspirational leaders, instructors and coaches.

Our Mission

To inspire, enable and develop people in walking, climbing and mountaineering through the provision of nationally and internationally recognised skills training and leadership qualifications.

Our Ethos - Click here to view 

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Support for people 

Mountain Training is committed to ensuring that everyone has equal opportunity to attend our courses. We work in close partnership with the mountaineering councils and a key strand of their work is to ensure that participation is open to all. The BMC Equity Steering Group and initiatives like Adventure for All have been central to this and are an excellent source of information.

Reasonable Adjustment Guidance 

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CONTACT

We look forward to hearing from you and working towards your mountaineering ambitions and helping to achieve your goals. 

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