Introduction to Navigation

We will start the day with a theory session before heading out into the local hills.

During the day we will cover:

  1. Introduction to different maps and scales
  2. Introduction to basic map features and symbols
  3. Measurement of distance on maps
  4. Calculating walking time
  5. Use of Grid References
  6. Introduction to pacing and timing
  7. Strategies for navigating a planned route
  8. Compass selection and features
  9. Methods of relocating
  10. Introduction of basic use of GPS devices

At the end of the course you will be able to plan a hike in the UK Hill and Mountains and follow it with confidence.

Your tutor is a qualified Mountain Leader who has extensive experience in providing Navigation Training throughout the UK.

Start Location

Felinfach, Brecon, LD3 0UE

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