Scrolling your eyes across a map for the first time is like learning to reading all over again. All of those lines, symbols and colours are confusing. But with a little bit of tuition, you will be able to pick up a map and navigate your way along footpaths and enjoy the beauty the hills and mountains have to offer.


  • Who's it for?

    This course is ideal for anyone who has never navigated or with very little experience and would like to learn the skills to navigate on footpaths.

  • Course Content

    On this course, we will cover the following:

    • Conventional Symbols
    • Maps scales and the grid system

    • Orientating the map to the ground

    • Identifying and using handrails

    • Parts of a compass

    • Contours and large features

    • Measuring Distances

    • Simple relocation

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