Right Way In A Day: Map Reading And Navigation Course In Peak District

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Departure Time :
    9.30am
  • Departure Details :
    Pure Outdoor Training Centre

Overview

You may not be able to learn the complete art of map reading in one day but you can give it a fair shot with this popular Right Way in a Day navigation course. This course is for those of you looking at a day out with a difference, a chance to learn some new skills or just to get some fresh air. You will look into all of the basics of map reading including some basic uses of the compass. A great introduction to the navigation skills you need to get out and about.

Highlights

  • All necessary equipment included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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You may not be able to learn the complete art of map reading in one day but you can give it a fair shot with our popular Right Way in a Day navigation course . Those of you looking at a day out with a difference, a chance to learn some new skills or just to get some fresh air. You will look into all of the basics of map reading including some basic uses of the compass. A great introduction to the navigation skills you need to get out and about.

This course is suitable for those of you who are seasoned walkers looking for some formal tuition or if you are looking at getting out walking and don't know where to start. This course can be upgraded to the Beginner Navigation 2 day course. The first day is the same.

During the course you will look at:

  • Maps, scales, grid system, grid references
  • The Strategy Distance, Direction, Check Off and Overshoot
  • The compass, different types, advantages and disadvantages, measuring and taking bearings, allowing for magnetic variation
  • Pacing distances and timing distances, all measuring and calculations
  • Understanding contours
  • Route finding skills, using the natural land flow and hazard awareness
These navigation courses are based from the dedicated training centre in the Peak District. Complimentary tea & coffee, parking and WiFi are included.

Inclusions

  • Morning tea
  • Professional guide

Exclusions

  • Lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately