The ability to navigate in the dark or poor visibility is a great skill to have. Whether on a mountain, bridleway, footpath or Moor, the ability to know where you have been, where you are and where you are going is fundamental, especially at night.
Join SAAIGOutdoors on this exciting and fun course. If you have learnt to navigate before, want to learn how to navigate in poor visibility, then this course is for you. We will take you through the basics allowing you to navigate on marked paths, footpaths, tracks, Dales and Mountains alike. This course is also good for those with little or no experience of navigating with a map and compass.
|EVENT DATES||Apr 6th
|LOCATION||Ingleton – Location TBC|
|START TIME||8:00 PM (dependent on dusk)|
|END TIME||Approximately 10:30 PM|
|EVENT CONTENT||Basic Navigation Skills – Map scales, distance and direction gauging. Timing and pacing. Bearing to points, altimeters, GPSs and lots more.
Hazards and the avoidance of
|KIT LIST TYPE||Walking Kit List – Download PDF|
|WHAT WILL I NEED||
|WHAT WE PROVIDE||Suitable Compass and Maps|
|PRE REQUISITES||A General level of fitness
Ability to walk for 2-3 hrs carrying a small rucksack