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HILLWALKING

NAVIGATION INTRODUCTION

Location

Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland

Grade

Leisurely - 3

Duration

1 day

Participants

Min: 2 Max: 6

Accommodation

Included 

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3.0
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Join our intro to navigation course to become more independent in the mountains. Solid, core navigation skills are fundamental to your planning, enjoyment and satisfaction at the end of an adventurous day. On this course, we use a steady, progressive approach right from the start to retain the fundamentals while maximising your learning and enjoyment of your time in the mountains with us.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS
  • Learn basic core navigation techniques and strategies

  • Learn how to use the three areas of;

  • contour interpretation, compass work and distance measuring, on mapnand the ground

  • Gain tips to make navigation more manageable, saving valuable time when the going gets tough

  • Basic strategies and techniques on how to relocate when 'misplaced' inc the use of GPS

What's included?

  Highly experienced & qualified instructor

  On-course transport

  Group shelter

  First Aid kit

  Maps, compass

  Photos from your course

  Overview of course details

What's not included?

  Trip Insurance

  Personal expenses

What do I need to bring?

  • Waterproof, comfortable hiking boots

  • Waterproofs, top and bottoms

  • Water bottle or flask

  • Rucksack 30-40ltrs

  • Lunch

  • Personal medications

What else can we provide?

  • Pick up & drop-offs

  • Accommodation 

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Due to the complexities of matching individuals of fitness, previous experience and ability to cover complex ground efficiently we only offer the traverse on a private basis, allowing a greater chance of success. If you have any questions feel free to get in touch.

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We offer private guiding and instruction on all of our courses. You can either book here or if it's for an expedition then please contact us for a quote.

Our passion is delivering a world class experience, we are here to help you explore beyond the guidebooks whilst achieving your goals and ambitions.

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