EVENT DATES Sept 1st
LOCATION Ingleton
START TIME 10:00 AM
END TIME Approximately 2:00 PM
EVENT CONTENT Basic Navigation Skills – Map Symbols & Scales, rights of way, Compass fundamentals, orienting the map, judging distances, planning your routes, following well defined footpaths, features and lot lots more.
Route Planning, hazards and the avoidance of.
KIT LIST TYPE Walking Kit List – Download PDF
WHAT WILL I NEED
Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
Food/Packed Lunch
Kit List (From above detail)
WHAT WE PROVIDE Suitable Compass and Maps
NOT INCLUDED
Accommodation
Personal Equipment
Lunch and Evening Meals
PRE REQUISITES A General level of fitness
Ability to walk for 4 hrs carrying a small rucksack

 

 

1

10:00-09:15

Meeting in Inglesport Cafe in the centre of Ingleton (unless otherwise informed), stock up on breakfast, brews and equipment before we head out for the morning.
2

10:15-12:30 Navigation

You will gain an insight into the techniques required to understanding maps, covering Scales, Rights of Way, Grid References.  How to use a compass – Map orientation, taking and walking a bearing.  Understand the basics of following a bearing in poor visibility.  Start to get to grips with contour recognition – Understanding the shape of the land.  Basic route finding skills and route planning – Using natural features, hazard avoidance.
3

13:30-14:00

Back to base, for a cuppa, chat, review and relax.