The ability to navigate when out on a walk is an essential safety skill. Whether on a mountain, bridleway, footpath or Moor, the ability to know where you have been, where you are and where you are going is fundamental.
Join SAAIGOutdoors on this full day course. This course is also good for those with little or no experience of navigating with a map and compass. Also, If you have learnt to navigate before, but aren’t too sure anymore, then this course is for you. We will take you through the basics again, allowing you to navigate on marked paths, footpaths, tracks, Dales and Mountains alike.
|EVENT DATES||Contact us for dates|
|LOCATION||Yorkshire Dales or elsewhere|
|END TIME||Approximately 16:00|
|EVENT CONTENT||Basic Navigation Skills, – Map scales, rights of way, compass fundamentals, distance and direction gauging. Timing and pacing. Map orientation, bearings, Handrails and more.
Mountain Weather and the effect on planning your day.
Route Planning and hazards and the avoidance of.
Technology, GPS, Phones and useful apps training.
|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 5-6 hrs carrying a small rucksack
08:45 Meet up
09:30-15:00 Go walking
09:30-1:00 Start Navigating
13:00 - 16:00 Heading back
We can offer reduced rates to group bookings, based on the examples below.
1-2 people – £65 per person per day
3-4 people – £50 per person per day
5-10 people – £40 per person per day