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Two day Intermediate Map Reading and Navigation Skills Course

  • Location Derbyshire
  • Price from £135.00
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Learn new skills
  • Bucket list


If you're already confident with the basics of map reading, this 2 day map and compass navigation skills courses takes you through the next steps: teaching essential compass work to allow the walker to explore ground away from footpaths and tracks.
On completion of this course participants should be able to plan and follow walks in the countryside that venture beyond paths and tracks.
Topics covered include:
Navigating using ‘coarse’ and ‘fine’ features Navigational strategies: aiming off, attack points, collecting features Understanding of contour features, both large and small, on the map and on the ground Judging distance accurately on the map and on the ground The planning of a safe walk or route involving walking on a bearing Employ simple relocation strategies when lost Use of compass to follow accurate bearings Understanding of the effects of fatigue, physical discomfort and extreme weather conditions Knowledge and application of the Countryside Code

Day 1

We’ll meet up and talk about the day ahead, have a look at the map and at the day’s route. After talking about kit for the hill, we’ll head out for the day and practice those navigation skills.

Day 2

We'll head out onto the hill again, finished by 4pm

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

  • Corporates
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Effort Level

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

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


Not-provided Accommodation

Camping / YHA / B&B is available in the area, more details on our website

    What's included

  • Equipment Maps and compasses provided

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Food Please bring a packed lunch and snack for a day on the hill
  • Drink 1-2L of water, depending on the weather


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.






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