Intermediate Navigation Course (1 Day)
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Our Intermediate Navigation course is for those who already have a base level of map and compass skills but are looking to develop their knowledge and learn some new navigational techniques. We will explore the rolling hills of the Peak District National park on this in-depth 1-day course.
The Intermediate Navigation Course is designed to further develop your map reading and navigation skills, enabling you to confidently navigate and explore the hills and mountains of the UK. This comprehensive course builds upon the fundamentals of map reading, providing you with practical knowledge and hands-on experience to enhance your navigation abilities. Through a combination of discussion and practical exercises, you will gain a deeper understanding of map interpretation, route planning and compass usage techniques. As an outdoor enthusiast it is vital to have the necessary skills to navigate with precision and confidence when out in the hills.
During the Intermediate Navigation Course, participants will cover the following key areas:
- Advanced map interpretation techniques
- Effective route planning and selection
- Proper use of compass for accurate navigation
- Understanding topographic features and contour lines
- Identifying and navigating various types of terrain
- Practical exercises for navigation on different scale maps
- Techniques for navigating in low visibility conditions
- Building confidence in navigating off-trail and in remote areas
- Safety considerations and emergency procedures during navigation
- We offer discounts for full group bookings. Please get in touch for full group bookings and bespoke sessions.
WHO CAN ATTEND
This course is ideal for individuals who have a basic understanding of map reading and navigation and want to advance their skills to the next level. Participants should have prior experience with map reading fundamentals, including the ability to read OS maps, identify basic map symbols, and understand contour features. Whether you are planning a mountain trip or simply want to improve your navigation skills, this course will provide you with the knowledge and techniques to navigate effectively and safely.