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Intro to Navigation Course

FROM £70

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Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland


Leisurely - 3


1 day


Min: 4 Max: 6

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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.

Highlights for navigation introduction

  • 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

  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 

Dates & Prices

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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.

If you have any questions, get in touch with the team and we'll be happy to help.









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Due to the variety of weather conditions encountered in Scotland this course is run with a conditions based approach, meaning that your instructor/guide will use the best of conditions to maximise safety, your learning and overall experience throughout your trip. Below is a sample itinerary.

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Here are our selection of establishments we recommend for the area that your trip will be based. Unfortunately we don't provide this as an addition to your course, it will be booked separately by the attendee. We are here to help with any questions or queries you may have about booking accommodation. You can contact us here or email the establishment directly below.


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The team here at SRW can tailor a trip to suit your time and budget for as little as £300pd for private tuition/guiding, this includes all technical equipment. If your part of a group we can chat through options & prices. We're here to help you book the trip of a lifetime! Drop us an email or call us


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