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 refresher course. 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. This course is also good for those with little or no experience of navigating with a map and compass.
|EVENT DATES||May 11th
|START TIME||2:00 PM|
|END TIME||Approximately 5:30 PM|
|EVENT CONTENT||Basic Navigation Skills – Map scales, rights of way, compass fundamentals, distance and direction gauging. Timing and pacing. Map orientation, bearings and 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