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Beginners Navigation course

Learn the basics of navigation in a relaxed and friendly environment

  • Ended
  • 70 British pounds
  • Hathersage

Service Description

Learn the Art of Navigation Navigation Practice in the Peak District National Park – we will take you off the beaten track, this is a practical and fun way to learn the art of navigation. Our hands on, one or two day courses are based in the Dark Peak area, which is a perfect place to practice navigational skills. Select from our Bronze, Silver or Gold packages. These courses make a fantastic gift for someone who loves the great outdoors and would like to improve their skills and confidence – encouraging them to create their own safe adventures. Learn How to Navigate Hathersage Where will we meet? Meet 10am outside for coffee at Colemans Deli 5 Main Road, Hathersage, Hope Valley, S32 1BB Where will I park? Oddfelllows S32 1DD Pay & Display or Hathersage station parking on road past station and in station car park S32 1DR Are their toilets? Yes, public ones on Main Road, Hathersage S32 1DG What do I need? Dress warmly you will be outside all day and we are going for a walk, bring a rucksack and include waterproofs, and a sit mat Bring plenty of snacks and hot drinks and food. Pen and pencil – all other items provided What the course will cover Bronze level 1 day Course Understanding Map Symbols, scale, cardinal points How to Orientate the Map, and how to set the map Thumbing – how to keep track of progress on simple line features Introducing the Compass and needle for map setting Basic judgement of distance, measuring distance on the ground and timing and pacing on flat ground. Estimate Distances Reading the land introducing contours 1:25000 map local walk on tracks actively learning Look forward to seeing you and watch you become budding navigators Prices include a qualified and insured Mountain Leader with a Wilderness First Aid Certification and taught by a NNAS (National navigation scheme) award Tutor NB Price indicated is for Basic navigation course Please contact me re dates bevenglandwalksandadventures@gmail.com


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Contact Details

07872590486

bev.englandwalksamdadventures@gmail.com

Belper DE56, UK