Introduction to Compass Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Compass Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Compass Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Compass Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Compass Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Compass Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Compass Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Compass Skills - 1 Day

Introduction to Compass Skills - 1 Day

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£65.00
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PRICE: £65 per person

LOCATION: Yorkshire Dales

This 1 day course is designed to introduce the use of a compass to aid navigation whilst following 'on or off path' routes through open countryside and upland environments and builds on the skills covered on our Introduction To Map Skills course. 

Skills and techniques to be covered will include - considerations of making a route selection, equipment, emergency procedures, the compass, using the compass to set the map, taking and following a compass bearing, measuring distance, pacing & timing distances, understanding contours, navigation on open ground, relocation techniques and more.

SUITABILITY: This course is suitable for those with some previous experience of following 'on path' routes and interested in gaining the skills that will allow them to also navigate whilst 'off path'. Some experience & a basic knowledge of map skills, as those covered in our Introduction To Map Skills course, would be beneficial.

REQUIREMENTS: This course involves 1 day of outdoor practical skills explanation, demonstration and client implementation. Those attending should have an adequate level of fitness required for a full days walking in an upland environment, including over 'off path'terrain, to gain the most from this course.

Those attending should be in possession of all items listed on kit list (which will be sent out with information pack on booking). 

INCLUDED: Course leadership, planning, organisation and instruction by fully qualified and experienced mountain leader/course instructor. 

NOT INCLUDED: Travel, accommodation, any other expenses such as parking fees etc. 

PLEASE NOTE: We recommend taking out travel, personal accident and cancellation insurance.

RATIO: 1 to 6 maximum

PRICE: £65 per person

LOCATION: Yorkshire Dales

This 1 day course is designed to introduce the use of a compass to aid navigation whilst following 'on or off path' routes through open countryside and upland environments and builds on the skills covered on our Introduction To Map Skills course. 

Skills and techniques to be covered will include - considerations of making a route selection, equipment, emergency procedures, the compass, using the compass to set the map, taking and following a compass bearing, measuring distance, pacing & timing distances, understanding contours, navigation on open ground, relocation techniques and more.

SUITABILITY: This course is suitable for those with some previous experience of following 'on path' routes and interested in gaining the skills that will allow them to also navigate whilst 'off path'. Some experience & a basic knowledge of map skills, as those covered in our Introduction To Map Skills course, would be beneficial.

REQUIREMENTS: This course involves 1 day of outdoor practical skills explanation, demonstration and client implementation. Those attending should have an adequate level of fitness required for a full days walking in an upland environment, including over 'off path'terrain, to gain the most from this course.

Those attending should be in possession of all items listed on kit list (which will be sent out with information pack on booking). 

INCLUDED: Course leadership, planning, organisation and instruction by fully qualified and experienced mountain leader/course instructor. 

NOT INCLUDED: Travel, accommodation, any other expenses such as parking fees etc. 

PLEASE NOTE: We recommend taking out travel, personal accident and cancellation insurance.