Introduction to Map Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Map Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Map Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Map Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Map Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Map Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Map Skills - 1 Day
Introduction to Map Skills - 1 Day

Introduction to Map Skills - 1 Day

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£65.00
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PRICE: £65 per person

LOCATION: Yorkshire Dales / Leeds 

This one day course is designed for new and novice open countryside or hill walkers, as well as those with some experience looking to consolidate any existing knowledge. During the course you will be introduced to the fundamental map skills required to navigate competently in the outdoor and upland environments on which all further knowledge, skills & techniques can be built upon.

Skills and techniques that will be covered include - considerations of making a route selection, equipment, emergency procedures, selection from variety available, map scale and map symbols, understanding grid references, land access, how to orientate the map, recognising physical landscape features from the map, creating & using a navigation strategy, following a route and more. 

SUITABILITY: This course is suitable for those interested in gaining the navigational knowledge that may allow them to undertake their own 'on path' routes in the outdoor environments, without need of following a guide book and with confidence in their ability. No previous navigational knowledge is required but may be of benefit.

REQUIREMENTS: This course involves 1 day of outdoor practical skills explanation, demonstration and client implementation. Those attending should have an adequate level of fitness needed for a full days walking in an upland environment, to gain most from the 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 / Leeds 

This one day course is designed for new and novice open countryside or hill walkers, as well as those with some experience looking to consolidate any existing knowledge. During the course you will be introduced to the fundamental map skills required to navigate competently in the outdoor and upland environments on which all further knowledge, skills & techniques can be built upon.

Skills and techniques that will be covered include - considerations of making a route selection, equipment, emergency procedures, selection from variety available, map scale and map symbols, understanding grid references, land access, how to orientate the map, recognising physical landscape features from the map, creating & using a navigation strategy, following a route and more. 

SUITABILITY: This course is suitable for those interested in gaining the navigational knowledge that may allow them to undertake their own 'on path' routes in the outdoor environments, without need of following a guide book and with confidence in their ability. No previous navigational knowledge is required but may be of benefit.

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