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Basic Navigation Course

  • Location Dartmoor National Park
  • Price from £45.00
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Wildlife
  • Mindful escape
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure


Ever wanted to explore off the beaten track? Not confident to go it alone? Venture into wild Dartmoor with Crag 2 Mountain on a Hill Skills experience and you’ll come away confident to take on your own adventures. Learn map reading and compass skills, discover Dartmoor’s history and explore the environment all on a stunning walk on Dartmoor.
Crag 2 Mountain’s Basic Navigation course is your key to getting stared in countryside and moorland walking. If you aren't confident in or would like to learn more about planning walks, understanding the equipment required and navigation skills then the Basic Navigation is the perfect course to learn.


A Crag 2 Mountain Basic Navigation experience starts with a friendly welcome from your own personal instructor and a chance to get to know your group. Your instructor will work with you to establish what you would like to achieve from your experience. Followed by a brief introduction talk and an explanation of how the day will run.
Your instructor will guide you through your navigation experience and help you get to grips key navigation skills, covering the learning outcomes along the way.
Enjoying stunning Dartmoor scenery along your journey. Throughout the experience your experience guide will teach you about Dartmoor’s fascinating history and wildlife environment.
You’ll finish off your experience feeling confident to tackle your own adventures.
​Course Content: • Planning a route, • Map scales, symbols and contours, • Basic compass skills, • Skills for poor visibility navigation, • Basic relocation, • Introduction to GPS, • Environmental knowledge
Outcomes of the Course: ​• To be able to independently plan and carry out a safe, efficient and effective countryside or moorland walk. • To have an awareness of access and the countryside code. ​• To have the navigation skills to follow a simple route in poor visibility.
• Most importantly, to be confident and inspired to enjoy getting out.

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

  • Corporates
  • Hen / Stag parties
  • School groups
  • Families

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Not-provided Accommodation

Accommodation is not provided but please contact if unsure as we know the local area very well and can offer recommendations.

    What's included

  • Other Qualified Instructor

    What you'll need

  • Food Lunch & Snacks
  • Drink 1 Litre of water and or a hot flask
  • Other A full kit list will be emailed to you upon booking but waterproofs and walking boots are essential.
  • Warm Clothing Spare warm layer is essential
  • Waterproofs Jacket & Trousers


Moderate Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 30 days before the activity is scheduled to start.


Dartmoor National Park


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