Full-Day Beginners Navigation Training Course In The Lake District

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10am
  • Departure Details :
    Outside the Britannia Inn, Elterwater

Overview

A 1 day navigation course perfect for those with little experience with a map and compass but who are looking to be self sufficient in the mountains of the UK.

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by a local guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Small-group tour

Know More about this tour

Based in the Langdale Valley in the heart of the Lake District this course spends a full day out on the hills, learning the skills required to stay safe on rough ground. The course runs on a maximum client to instructor ratio of 4:1
What does this course cover?
One day of practical navigation in the mountains of the Lake District
Introduction to different map scales
Setting the map
Interpreting contours
Key symbols, i.e. how to find a footpath, fence, stream, etc., and how to interpret them
Planning and following a route using paths and other key features
How to plan and follow a route across featureless terrain
Estimating distances using pacing and timing
Navigating in poor or limited visibility
Use of the compass

Inclusions

  • All activities
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour
  • Map and compass provided

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult