This course is intended to help you to further develop your existing skills for navigating in UK mountainous terrain. Previous formal navigation training is a prerequisite for attending this course as we will build on your existing knowledge of navigation tools and tactics. On this course we will further develop your skills with a specific focus on micro nav as well as navigation strategies and techniques for safely navigating in the UK uplands.
A basic course overview is set out below:
Refresher on basic navigation skills
A look at contour interpretation, slope aspect and ground conditions for navigation
Scenario based work on route planning, emergency escape planning and strategies for navigation in poor visibility
A progression throughout the day starting with navigation legs to prominent land-forms and finishing the day navigating to small contour features
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