Refresher navigation courses
Being in the great outdoors can be an exhilarating experience. Especially if you have planned your own route and have confidence in your map reading skills. With these tools you are free to explore some the most spectacular places that the UK has to offer. Safe in the Knowledge that you know exactly where your are .
Our Navigation training courses run 365 days of the year. Which are perfect for anyone who wants to be self sufficient in the UK mountains . We offer 1 and 2 day training as well the option for a night nav training .
1 Day navigation refresher course
Having the ability to navigate in the mountains is a great skill to have & much easier than you think! If you've already done a course with us or somewhere else then and want to brush on those skill before heading out then it sounds like our 1 day navigation course will be ideal for you .
Our course is run using many areas and in all weathers, We restrict the group size to 5 people to ensure that everyone is getting an appropriate amount of attention from the instructor . This is a very hands on course and the majority of the day is spent out on the fells.
The 1 day navigation training course will normally start at a pre agreed venue where we meet , run through the outline of the day and talk about some of the basics. From there its out on the ground , The vast majority of the day will be spent learning the skills at a slow and practical pace. The course generally last about 7 hours with a small lunch break in between.
During the course you can expect to cover:
•4 and 6 figure grid references
•Types of maps and map scales
•Learn how to use a compass effectively
•Pacing, timings and taking a bearing
Who is its suitable for ?
This course is aimed at people who have done a course before and want to brush up on there skills and learn a few new ones !
WHAT DO I NEED ?
Enough clothes to keep warm and dry in all weathers
Lunch and something to drink
Map and compass
Note book and pen
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
When do they run ?
Please see our booking page for course dates and prices.
CONTACT US today, in Windermere, Cumbria, to discover more about OUR navigation course