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2 Day Intermediate Navigation Training

  • Location Peak District
  • Duration 2 days
  • Price from £150.00
  • Survival / Bushcraft
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Mindful escape
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure


Join us on this 2 day intermediate navigation training course which is an ideal continuation for those who have already completed a beginners navigation course or have some basic familiarity of navigating with maps and able to follow easy routes using paths.
You will spend 2 days in the outdoors learning further techniques such as grid references, relocation, compass bearings, aiming off, attack points, contour recognition and navigation on more technical, rougher and complex ground.
One of the keys aspects in becoming a good navigator is to practice a wide range of navigation techniques and this really requires 2 full days of training, providing the time to practice the skills and learn from your course leader.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Day 1

Recap of basics: Scales, Symbols, Rights of Way, Contours.
Recap of basics: Distances - Measuring and Estimating, Pacing and Timing.
Grid system / references.
Navigation using contours - slope, shape, smaller & more complex features, Valleys vs. Spurs.
Basic navigation strategies - The 5 D's: Distance, Direction, Description, Duration, Danger.

Day 2

Relocation: Transit Points, Intersection, Resection, Features.
Recap of compass basics: setting map and simple bearings from the map.
Walking on a bearing from both the map and the ground.
Following a bearing in bad visibility/darkness.
Aiming Off, Collecting features, Back bearings, Attack Points.
Aspect of Slope.

Effort Level

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

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


    What's included

  • Other Full instruction from experienced qualified Mountain Leader.

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other Hiking Boots essential. A full list or recommended gear including appropriate map and compass is available on myGuidedWalks website and will be provided upon booking or you can contact us in advance for more information.


Custom Policy

  • If you are unable to attend as a result of COVID-19 you can reschedule for up to 12 months or obtain a full refund. It would be a huge help to us if you chose to reschedule.
  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus booking or payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund. Alternative dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.


Starting point:

Edale, Hope Valley S33, UK




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