Navigation for Novices (half day)

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September 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ingleton Village
Craig or Sam
07850 744215

Don’t get lost on the hills or on your next hike, book on to one of these sessions with Craig.

We’ll meet up in the centre of Ingleton (unless otherwise informed), stock up on breakfast, brews and equipment before we head out for the morning.


You will gain an insight into the techniques required to understanding maps, covering Scales, Rights of Way, Grid References.  Understand how to developing a navigation strategy – Distance, Direction, Check Off and Overshoot.  How to measure distances using, Timing and Pacing.  How to use a compass – Map orientation, taking and walking a bearing.  Understand the basics of following a bearing in poor visibility.  Start to get to grips with contour recognition – Understanding the shape of the land.  Basic routefinding skills and route planning – Using natural features, hazard avoidance.

12:30-13:00 – 

Back to base, for a cuppa, chat, review and relax.

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