Navigation Training in the Ashridge Estate

  • Location Hertfordshire
  • Duration 1 day
  • Price £60.00 per person
  • Hike
  • learn new skills

Adventure Highlights

Learn to navigate in the beautiful Ashridge Estate. This is a one-day navigation training course delivered on a circular walk starting and finishing at Tring Station (a 35-minute direct train from Euston). The walk is approx 14km, passing through fields woodland and small hills. It will take approx 6 hours, at a leisurely pace with plenty of stops for instruction and practice.

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Adventure Details

Day 1

Start time 09:00

The course is designed for complete beginners or those who have done some navigation but would like to build their confidence. Topics covered will be tailored to suit the group, but will include route planning, basic map features, contours, grid references, route planning and compass bearings. Other topics such as GPS use and hiking equipment can also be covered.
Note that this is very much an outdoor course with no shelter or toilets for the majority of the route. Please come prepared with suitable outdoor clothes and footwear (the course will go ahead whatever the weather!). Please bring a packed lunch, we'll be eating in the wild! Maps and compasses will be provided.

End time 16:00

Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

What's included

  • Guide Fully guided
  • Other Navigation training, map and compass

What you'll need to bring

  • Warm Clothing Warm clothes suitable for a full day outdoors (with plenty of stops)
  • Waterproofs Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Food Packed Lunch
  • Drink Enough water / drinks for a full day
  • Other A small rucksack, footwear suitable for walking on rough ground (boots or trainers with good grip)

Cancellations

Flexible - Cancel up to 2 weeks before your adventure and receive a full refund

Cancelling less than 2 weeks before your adventure to get a 50% refund.

Refund excludes processing fees. Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

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Location

Starting point:

Railway Cottages, Tring Station, Tring HP23 5QT, UK

Andy

Adventure leader

Andy

I am a qualified Mountain Leader with a passion for the outdoors and over 30 years of trekking experience. I have led groups on expeditions ...