Navigation Taster Course (1 Day)
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Our Navigation Taster Course is designed for beginners to get their first taste of using a map and compass whilst exploring some of the stunning Peak District National Park.
The Introduction to Navigation Taster Session is designed to provide participants with a foundational understanding of navigation principles and techniques. This interactive and engaging course offers a glimpse into the world of navigation, equipping individuals with essential skills to help navigate effectively in hills. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical exercises, participants will gain confidence in using a map and compass to navigate their way through unfamiliar terrain.
During the Navigation Taster Course, participants will cover the following key areas:
- Introduction to map reading: Learn about different types of maps, understand key symbols, scales, and contour lines.
- Basic compass skills: Develop proficiency in using a compass for direction finding, taking accurate distance readings.
- Practical exercises: Apply acquired knowledge through hands-on navigational exercises.
- Planning: Learn how to plan a day in the hills with considerations to kit, nutrition, weather and route planning.
- Safety considerations: Understand essential safety measures and precautions to allow safe travel through the hills.
- We offer discounts for full group bookings. Please get in touch for full group bookings and bespoke sessions.
WHO CAN ATTEND
Whether you're a fell runner, walker, mountain biker, or simply curious about navigation, this course provides a solid foundation for further exploration. No prior navigation experience is required, making it accessible to beginners who wish to embark on their navigation journey. Join us to unlock the secrets of successful navigation and enhance your outdoor adventures.