Winter Navigation Improver

  • Location Scotland
  • Duration 2 days
  • Price £70.00 per adult
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Microadventure
  • Learn new skills

Adventure Highlights

Our winter navigation workshop is designed to help people become more efficient in the winter environment, having a good framework for their navigation and being able to apply appropriate techniques while in challenging conditions to keep safe while saving valuable time and energy.
Any technical equipment, crampons, ice axe and helmet is included in price
We check for a solid foundation of the fundamentals to which we will build upon
Route planning, navigating through complex avalanche terrain
Techniques & strategies for 'white out' conditions, pros and cons of different methods
Techniques & Strategies to relocate
How to relate the map to ground and ground to map through contour interpretation
Measuring distance from the map, relating to the ground & vice versa; pacing, timing

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

  • Corporates

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Adventure Details

Day 1

Cairngorms.
Day one will be finding what we have in the toolbox already, fine tuning those skills, providing a solid framework then we'll make things more accurate with contour interpretation, techniques for measuring distance and walking on bearing with accuracy.

Day 2

Cairngorms.
Day two we will look at strategies for being able to keep ourselves safe on the terrain we navigate on and how to relocate if we become disorientated. Also, techniques how to relocate including the use of a GPS.

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

  • Transportation On-course transport
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Equipment Equipment supplied by SRW > Crampons > Ice axe > Helmet > Shovels > Group shelter > First Aid kit > Photos from your course
  • Other Highly experienced & qualified guide.

What you'll need to bring

  • Warm Clothing B2-B3 style boots, Winter walking socks
  • Waterproofs Quality waterproofs i.e. Gore-tex or similar
  • Food Lunch
  • Drink Warm drink
  • Other Rucksack 30-40ltr Belay' type jacket
    Wicking base layers, top & bottoms Goggles, double clear lens recommended Head torch, plus spare batteries Balaclava and neck gaiter

Cancellations

Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

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:

Aviemore PH22, UK

Provider

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water is the experience provider for Winter Navigation Improver