These are open Course dates. For Bespoke or group days, CLICK HEREIn time, the lines and symbols on a map will start to make more sense, and your desire to stray from the footpaths will take over. Exploring beyond the paths and venturing into the mountains, away from the crowds, requires another level of skills and techniques. Getting lost once away from a path is all too real, but prevention is better than a cure! (but don't worry, I'll provide you with the cure, just in case!)


  • Our INTERMEDIATE NAVIGATION course is for those who have either been on our INTRO TO NAVIGATION course or for those who have the basic navigation skills and want to learn new techniques to aid in their navigating.

  • We will cover the following skills:

    • Different types of maps and scales

    • Grid references

    • Pacing and Timing

    • Naismiths rule

    • Route planning

    • Compass bearings

    • Attack points

    • Aiming off

    • Catching Features

    • Tick off features

    • Smaller contour features

    • Intro to poor visibility/night navigation

    • Relocation techniques


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