Hill and Moorland Navigation Courses

Hill and Moorland Navigation
£50 per person

The Hill and Moorland Navigation course is designed to give you confidence to use a map and compass to navigate over open moorland. It would be suitable for walkers who are confident using a map and compass but want to build on their navigation skills and also as a refresher for anyone about to be assessed for awards involving navigation (e.g. Walking Group Leader, Summer Mountain Leader, NNAS).

The course will be mainly outdoors with a mixture of easy and more challenging terrains. It will include;

  • Revision of use of compass and route planning
    • Appropriate kit choice
    • Measuring distance using pacing and timings
    • Macro and Micronavigation techniques
    • Relocation techniques
    • Route deviations to avoid difficult terrain
    • Techniques for poor visibility
    • Safety on the hills
    • Access rights and responsibilities

Other courses:
Essential Skills – £40 per person