20% off all courses for NHS staff. Discounts for OS and Harvey maps for all course attendees. More details on request.

NavTrek Services

    Beginner-Intermediate-Advanced

Bespoke 1-2-1 tuition available

             NNAS accredited Bronze/Silver courses 

NavTrek

  • Basic map skills

  • Learn map symbols, map orientation and walking with a map
  • Family day

  • Full or half day navigation course for families! These courses are designed for families wanting to get outside in the countryside safely with children. We make the learning fun and interactive for all ages whilst making sure mums and dads have the right skills and knowledge to navigate and stay safe on adventures!
  • Mountain days

  • Bespoke 1-1 or group mountain days led by qualified mountain leader. Learn about the landscape and environment, how the mountains were formed and what wildlife is local to the area.
  • NNAS Bronze Navigator Award

  • Learn how to orientate a map to the land against linear features. Understand map symbols, estimate distances using map grid squares, understand map scales and measure distance on the ground using pacing.
  • NNAS Silver Navigator Award

  • Learn how to set a compass bearing from the ground and use the compass to follow a bearing. Measure distances with pacing and timing, use landforms as a means of navigating land, estimate timings for height gain and develop fine navigation techniques to locate a target.
  • Team building

  • Head to the hills for some team building

Basic map skills

Learn map symbols, map orientation and walking with a map

Family day

Full or half day navigation course for families! These courses are designed for families wanting to get outside in the countryside safely with children. We make the learning fun and interactive for all ages whilst making sure mums and dads have the right skills and knowledge to navigate and stay safe on adventures!

Mountain days

Bespoke 1-1 or group mountain days led by qualified mountain leader. Learn about the landscape and environment, how the mountains were formed and what wildlife is local to the area.

NNAS Bronze Navigator Award

Learn how to orientate a map to the land against linear features. Understand map symbols, estimate distances using map grid squares, understand map scales and measure distance on the ground using pacing.

NNAS Silver Navigator Award

Learn how to set a compass bearing from the ground and use the compass to follow a bearing. Measure distances with pacing and timing, use landforms as a means of navigating land, estimate timings for height gain and develop fine navigation techniques to locate a target.

Team building

Head to the hills for some team building

Testimonials

I wanted to enhance my basic map skills so booked on a course with NavTrek. I now feel more confident on the fells.

Phil L

What an awesome day of fun, laughs, and navigation skills galore!

Carl

A full day of learning map skills, and made new friends on a great fun course. Thanks guys!

Sarah

Map and compass skills today. If you are looking for a course, then NavTrek is for you.

Zaneta

Thanks again for yesterday Scott. Great to put my skills to the test

Nicola

Great learning with an experienced teacher. Took stock of everyone`s skills and adapted style to suit

John

Very friendly learning environment created from the start. Kept checking with students at every stage. 

John

Great day on the fells to work on my navigation skills with NavTrek. Can`t wait to practice my new skills.

Lucy

Online home study course is a really valuable learning tool before heading into the mountains!

Steve