Scottish Mountain Navigation Introduction

  • Location Scotland
  • Duration 1 day
  • Price £65.00 per adult £65.00 per child
  • Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Learn new skills
  • Bucket list
  • Microadventure

Adventure Highlights

Join our intro to navigation course to become more independent in the mountains. Solid, core navigation skills are fundamental to your planning, enjoyment and satisfaction at the end of an adventurous day. On this course, we use a steady, progressive approach right from the start to retain the fundamentals while maximising your learning and enjoyment of your time in the mountains with us. Learn basic core navigation techniques and strategies ✓ Learn how to use the three areas of; contour interpretation, compass work and distance measuring, on map and the ground ✓ Gain tips to make navigation more manageable, saving valuable time when the going gets tough ✓ Basic strategies and techniques on how to relocate when 'misplaced' inc the use of GPS

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

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

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Adventure Details

Day 1

On our intro course, we cover the basics of map interpretation, contours, compass work, how to measure distance on the ground and the map. We also learn how to effectively use the compass and the importance of orientating the map correctly.

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

  • Transportation On-course transport
  • Equipment Harness & helmet
  • Other Highly experienced & qualified guide

What you'll need to bring

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs Waterproofs, top and bottoms
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other Water bottle or flask Walking boots with stiff sole Rucksack 30-40ltr


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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Starting point:

Aviemore PH22, UK

Adventure leader

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water