|EVENT DATES||Contact Us for a Date that Suits you.|
|START TIME||9:00 AM|
|END TIME||Approximately 1:00 PM|
|EVENT CONTENT||Basic Navigation Skills – Map Symbols & Scales, rights of way, Compass fundamentals, orienting the map, judging distances, planning your routes, following well defined footpaths, features and lot lots more.
Route Planning, hazards and the avoidance of.
|KIT LIST TYPE||Walking Kit List – Download PDF|
|WHAT WILL I NEED||
|WHAT WE PROVIDE||Suitable Compass and Maps|
|PRE REQUISITES||A General level of fitness
Ability to walk for 4 hrs carrying a small rucksack
Meet at SAAIGOutdoors HQ, We will equip you with the gear you need for the day and head to a local venue for the day.
You will gain an insight into the techniques required to understanding maps, covering Scales, Rights of Way, Grid References. How to use a compass – Map orientation, taking and walking a bearing. Understand the basics of following a bearing in poor visibility. Start to get to grips with contour recognition – Understanding the shape of the land. Basic route finding skills and route planning – Using natural features, hazard avoidance.
Back to base, for a cuppa, chat, review and relax.