Advanced Navigation Training

Category: Hike

This mountain navigation course is ideal for anyone who wants to be self sufficient in the mountains of the UK. This course is aimed at those who have previously taken the Beginners Navigation Course or already have the skills covered on that course.

What does the course cover?

  • One day of practical navigation in the mountains of Cumbria
  • Introduction to different map scales
  • Setting the map
  • How to plan and follow a route across featureless terrain
  • Estimating distances accurately using pacing and timing
  • Navigating in poor or limited visibility
  • How to use the compass
  • Re-orientating yourself if you do get lost
  • Training and Assessment to Silver NNAS standard (optional - if also booking the beginners day)
  • Certificate for successful candidates assessed to Silver NNAS level
  • Mountain weather - how the weather affects our route planning and choice during the day
  • Emergency procedures in case of an incident
  • Choice and use of equipment

Meeting Point: Outside the Britannia Inn, Elterwater, LA22 9HP

Distance: 10km / 6 miles

Required Kit:

Walking shoes or Boots / Waterproof clothing (Jacket and trousers) / Suitable clothing for walking (no jeans) / Warm tops / Packed lunch / Spare clothing / Water / Hat / Gloves


Sunday June 10 2018 at 10:00 am

PRICES£40 Individual


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