Advanced Navigation Course

OVERVIEW

DURATION
2 or 4 days.

LOCATION
Brecon Beacons, the Lake District or North Wales

PRICES
People On Mountain

This course will provide you with the skills to navigate effectively using a variety of strategies suitable for expeditions in the UK or abroad.

On the Advanced Navigation Course, we will cover the following areas:

  • Complex contour interpretation
  • Navigational strategies
  • Pacing and timing
  • Night navigation/poor visibility techniques
  • Relocation strategies
  • Micro-navigation

We will also be looking at:

  • Planning a journey
  • Basic weather forecasting and knowledge
  • Emergency procedures
  • Access and conservation
  • Possible use of a GPS (satellite-based navigation system)

The course lasts for 2 or 4 days, and is run in the Brecon Beacons, the Lake District or North Wales. Our client-to-instructor ratio does not exceed 6:1, so that we can give you our fullest attention.

All of our courses are tailored to suit your availability and experience, taking into account any individual needs and fitness levels.

Course length: You can opt to go for a 2 or 4 day long course. It can be a lot to take in, and some people benefit from the extra few days.

Course Location: Brecon Beacons, the Lake District or North Wales.

Kit: We will discuss any specific kit requirements with you when you make a booking.

Minimum Requirements: Suitable for anyone who has attended the Introduction to Navigation Course, or who is comfortable using a map. A high degree of physical fitness is not required. If in doubt about whether the course is suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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