Navigation Courses Description
Ever got caught in the dark at the end of your walk? or does the early nights put you off going out for a walk ?
Do you worry about what to do if the mist snow fog or comes down and it impacts your viability?
This evening training course will give you the key skills needed to deal with nightfall and/or poor visibility when out on the hills. It is an essential tool for you to learn and enjoy the hills during the shorter months
Ideal as a refresher for NNAS Bronze or Silver award holders or those working towards their NNAS Silver/Gold awards or ML assessment as well as experienced hill-walkers who wish to brush up their hill skills. Or perhaps you would just like to go for a walk on the hills at night! or you have been caught out and feel you need to have a skill to help you
Do you want to...
•Learn micro navigation skills, including contour interpretation using different techniques
•Master accurate distance estimation and how to master them
•Get to grips with key map and compass skills that help you
•Learn what features to use and what to look for on the map so you can plan your journey
•Take bearings and follow them in the dark that will get you from A to B
•Walk in confidence with an experienced Mountain Leader who will help you
•Savour the outdoors at night under a moonlit and dark night
•Experience a new nocturnal world amongst the hills that will encourage you to go out and have a few practice routes to go away and try
OUTLINE OF THE EVENING
5.30pm Meet at our agreed start point
6:00pm - 10:30pm: Fully guided night navigation training walk, taking in paths, tracks, hills and open country.
10:30pm: Well deserved drink back at the local pub (finish time is approximate).
Cost £30 per person, OAP`s and under 18`s £25
We are fully qualified and insured, I am a Duke of Edinburgh assessor and trainer and also fully DBS checked.
Dates for the courses
5th January 5.30pm Peaks
19th January 5.30pm Snowdonia
More will be added so please contact us if you need a date specific to you.
Mam Tor Carpark
Moel Siabod Cafe
Capel Curig, Snowdonia
Refunds up to 7 days before event
How To Book
Please complete the booking form below and click submit. Submit a form for each person that you would like to book on to the event.
Once we have received your booking we will send you a payment request via PayPal.