Peaks N Pubs Private booking - Advancing Nav skills

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Bespoke group booking for the Peaks N Pubs walking group at intermediate level 

Date: 17/7/21

Time 9am-5pm

Location: TBC


Intermediate Navigation topics

  • Relate small hills, small valleys, prominent re-entrants and prominent spurs to their corresponding map contours. Use prominent hills, ridges, spurs and valleys as a means of navigation in good visibility.
  • Use landforms and point features to orientate the map and as collecting and catching features.
  • Use a compass to: Accurately follow a bearing; aim off; check the direction of handrails and other linear features.
  • Deviate briefly from a compass bearing to avoid obstacles or difficult terrain and accurately regain the original line.
  • Use back bearings to check route following accuracy.
  • Measure distance on the ground in varied, open terrain using timing and pacing and make practical allowances for any discrepancies.
  • Simplify legs using coarse navigation, attack points and fine navigation.
  • Recognise dangerous or difficult terrain on map and ground.
  • Plan and implement navigational strategies based on the above skills.
  • Recognise a navigation error within a few minutes and apply appropriate relocation techniques.


Kit List

  • Standard hill walking gear including waterproofs (Jackets and trousers)
  • Good quality walking boots/shoes with good tread
  • A packed lunch, a good supply of snacks and a drink are also necessary
  • Warm clothing including spares, gloves and a hat
  • Sun cream, hat and sunglasses
  • We provide maps and have some compasses available to borrow, please do bring your own compass if you have one