mountain Night Navigation training

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  LOCATION:                     COST:

  Ambleside Lake District          £70                                                



  DURATION:                   RATIO:

   1 Day                                    1:8                                          


Learn the skills to navigate in the dark or poor weather


Being able to navigate in the dark at night or in poor weather is a invaluable skill to have and without some training can be a daunting experience for most . 


This night navigation training course is aimed to provide participants with the skill set and ability to tackle these obstacles with confidences. These courses are fantastic as bolt on to our navigation training courses or refresher for anyone pursuing the Mountain leader qualification.

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Course Outline

 Our night navigation training course will normally start at a pre agreed venue and will generally start around 20.30 depending on time of the year and will last for around 5 - 6 hours. 


WHAT DO I NEED ?


Enough clothes to keep warm and dry in all weathers
Waterproofs 
 

Lunch and something to drink
Suitable footwear
Map and compass ( OL 4 )
Note book and pen

Walking poles 

Head Torch ( and spare batterys )


 DURING THE COURSE YOUr COVER: 

•Navigation tactics 

•Grid references
•Understanding pacing and timings
•Taking and using compass bearing
•Using hand rails and catchments
•What to do in an emergency


WHATS INCLUDED ?

 The course fee includes full instruction from a qualified and experienced   Mountain leader. We can also provide maps and compasses if you need one.   Alternatively anyone booked on to one of our courses receives 10% off at   Cotswolds outdoors - Grassmere


WHO IS ITS SUITABLE FOR ?

 This course is aimed at people have never picked up a map and compass before   or would like to refresh and learn a few new ones.