Navigation Skills for Outdoor Pursuits

This is an introductory 5-week course (2 hours a session) which will introduce you to some basic navigation skills.

What will I study?

An introduction to Map reading (OS 1:25,000) including:

  • Map skills - recognising features, map orientation, scales, measuring distances, and 6 figure grid referencing.
  • Compass skills
  • Planning a route (route cards, suitable clothing and equipment needed)

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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