Navigation courses on Dartmoor
Navigation courses on Dartmoor,we have now added several new Navigation classes to our winter calendar. The remaining dates for 2020 are as follows
Sat 17th Oct 2020
Sat 24th Oct 2020
Sat 14th Nov 2020
Sat 21st Nov 2020
Sat 12th Dec 2020
Our navigation classes begin at 9.00am and finish for approximately 1.30pm. In this time we cover the essential skills required to navigate in remote areas with the use of a map and compass.
on the event we will cover these essential skills
- Features on the map
- Setting your map and compass
- Using grid references
- dealing with emergencies
- Navigation techniques and much more
Your day will be led by an experienced local qualified guide usually myself (Jack). All of our guides are either Hill and Moorland leaders or Mountain leaders. Several of us are also involved with Dartmoor’s search and Rescue team and have excellent knowledge of the Moor, Navigation skills and how to deal with emergencies in remote places
The event will begin near Burrator on Dartmoor, course participants will need a packed lunch, suitable outdoor clothing, a Dartmoor OS map 1.25000 scale and a suitable compass. Please call for further info on 07730278108.
To book onto one of the available dates please follow the link http://seriousoutdoorskills.co.uk/product/navigation-map-reading-skills/?
Keep an eye on our facebook page for upcoming Night Navigation events and our Full Moon hike dates