Right Way in a Day Navigation Course

Price: £79.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 1 Day

Ratio: 1:8


Availability: There are places remaining on this course

Itinerary:

9.30am Meet at Training Centre (we sometimes vary start times by up to 30 mins during busy times but will confirm by email the week before if there are any changes)

 

Schedule

Course Material

Learning Points/Reference

Day 1 AM

 

9:30-10.30

 

 

10:30-12:30

 

 

 

Introducing Outdoor Navigation - Theory and Slideshow.

 

Practical Session 1 - We drive from the centre to a local venue to look at navigation techniques and strategy before stopping for lunch out on the hill.

 

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

Day 1 PM

 

1pm-3.30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.30pm-4pm

 

 

 

Practical Session 2 - After lunch we continue using the strategies that were discussed and used in the morning. Towards the end of the day we hope to have given you heaps of new techniques that can be developed in your own time (or on day 2).

 

Tea/Coffee and Cake and de-brief

Techniques for following bearings in bad visibility

 

Pacing distances and timing distances, all measuring and calculations

 

Understanding Contours

 

Navigation in poor visibility

 

Navigating around obstacles

 

Route-finding skills 

Equipment review

 

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