Beginners navigation course

The beginners navigation course is ideal for those with little or no navigation experience who want to be self sufficient in the hills and mountains of the UK. If you want to learn to be a confident navigator when the weather comes in, or you are considering enrolling in one of the mountain training courses then this course will help.

We will have a full day in the Cumbrian fells and cover the following aspects

  • Map scales

  • Setting the map to the land

  • How to interpret contours

  • Interpreting key symbols and features on the map and applying them to the ground

  • Measuring distance using the compass

  • Timing and pacing of distance on the ground

  • Using the compass to take and walk on a bearing


£40 per person minimum of 2 people maximum of 5