Five walks to do this Autumn
We all have our favourite time of the year. A time that we enjoy being outdoors even more. For some it is Summer, others Winter, some Spring, but for many, myself included, it has to be Autumn! And where better to walk this Autumn than the beautiful Lake District! The shorter days allow for the energetic outdoor lover to experience both stunning sunrises and spectacular sunsets in equal measure on the same walk. The wildlife that call this place home are awakened by the warming sun as it radiates throughout the valley, the morning dew glistening and illuminating the fells....
NavTrek Taster Day
On Saturday the 25th of January we took to the hills with a group of 18 adults and children for a NavTrek taster session.
Navigation using the 5D`s
What is Navigation? The process or activity of accurately ascertaining one's position and planning and following a route. Should we always be looking down at a map on a walk? Staring at a compass needle? Of course not, we should be looking up, taking in the breathtaking views and enjoying our surroundings. After all, that is what we go walking for. That is what draws us to the great outdoors. But what if we neglect to navigate safely, or we simply do not have the skills? Statistically at least half of all mountain rescue call outs are due to a...