Introduction to Navigation Course in the Lake District

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Introduction to Navigation Courses

£60 per person

The Introduction to Navigation Course is designed to give the individual confidence in the skills of mapwork. You will progress and advance into walking in the countyside on your own, giving you the confidence to plan a route, and then to execute it. A level of fitness is required for a days walk, about 10km’s per day.

Itinary

Arrive at the start, ready to go, then off for the day learning on the way. Then return to the starting point.

Skills Covered

  • Introduction to the map, scales, symbols and grid references.
  • Intoduction to the compass and its features. How to take a bearing, and check direction.
  • Introduction to contour lines.
  • Relocation

Bespoke courses can be organised and run in an area near your home area, if you have a minimum of 4 people or more.

What's Included?

Map
Compasses
Qualified instructor
Full kit list so you are equipped for the day

Not Included

Meals
Transport to the area
Parking fee

 
  • Location: Lake District
  • Terrain: Lowland areas
Navigation Introduction Dates
2017 Navigation Introduction Dates
Saturday 15th Apr
Saturday 13th May
Saturday 3rd June
Saturday 22nd July
Saturday 12th August
Saturday 23rd September
Saturday 14th October
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