MOUNTAIN NIGHT NAVIGATION TRAINING

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 an 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 confidence. These courses are fantastic as a bolt on to our navigation training courses or a refresher for anyone pursuing the Mountain leader qualification.

Location: Ambleside

Cost: £70

Duration: 1 Day

Ratio: 1:8

 

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 (Optional)
  • Head Torch ( and spare battery’s )

DURING THE COURSE YOU 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 IT 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.

BOOK A SKILLS COURSE

Please either select a chosen skills course from those listed below by entering your preferred dates into the date picker or complete the contact form below to begin the booking process for your chosen course. A member of Mountain Adventure team will contact you once received to confirm and complete the booking process with you.

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