Who is a ‘Navigation Course’ for?
This course is designed to help you get to grips with navigation. No previous experience is necessary. However, if you are wanting to improve your skills the course can be tailored to help you fine tune your skills and add more advanced techniques to your toolbox.
This course is best done over 1 or 2 days.
What will be covered?
Our Navigation courses can run up to a maximum ratio of 1 instructor : 6 participants. You will cover a selection of the following depending on your current level of navigation:
Choosing the right map - scale, type
Orientating the map
Picking out linear features and following them
Matching map to ground and ground to map
Using the compass
Walking on and taking a bearing
Poor visibility Navigation
Night navigation is not included unless specifically requested this will be at extra cost depending on the time of year, get in contact to find out more.
What previous clients thought ...
“We both really enjoyed and appreciated the course. I think what I got out of it was the level of micro navigation its possible to navigate by when you really study the map and learning to relate it to the ground around you; also the accuracy of pacing, even over quite difficult terrain, is confidence building.”
Howard & Jo Cullum
What if the weather is bad?
The weather has to be pretty bad to stop a navigation course from running, however if high winds are forecast we have a great selection of low level venues to keep you busy with your ma and compass.
How do I book?
Once you have decided which course you would like to do send an email to enquire about the dates that suit you. I will then let you know if an instructor is available.
If you have any other questions about this course please get in touch. You can either email or phone (We are out climbing through the day with limited phone signal, so leave a message and we will call you back or send us an email).
If you are looking for a course for a large group or group of young people please have a look at our group adventure site - www.snowdoniaoutdooradventure.co.uk
Instruction only prices from
1:1 £180 per day
1:2 £200 per day
For a list of equipment and personal kit please check the KIT LIST for your course.
Any equipment you do not have can be hired for prices see the booking page.
If you are not having an all inclusive package accommodation and food are not included in the price of your course. We have complied a list of accommodation campsites and bunkhouses to Hotels, pick something that suits you.
We have a flexible approach to dates to allow you to make the most of the time you have. Get in contact to find out if we have availability on the dates that you are interested in.
Paul James 07739 813927 or Kathryn James 07859 024799