Navigation Day (Intermediate)

Posted on December 7th, 2015 · Posted in Latest News, UFRC Courses

Join UFRC for an introduction to Navigation training day (Medium Level)

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Date: Sat 5th March 2016
Time: All Day
Venue: Glenariff Forest Park
Cost: £35 pp (includes lunch)

Take the next step and build upon your initial experience of walking by learning about navigational skills and techniques that will develop and expand your skills when leading walking groups. It is essential that those who attend this workshop have a basic knowledge of orienteering the maps, reading contour lines, grid references and using a compass, map reading.

The training will be tailored to suit the group and will include:

  • Using the Compass
  • Understanding contours
  • Timing and Pacing
  • Route Planning
  • Dealing with emergency incidents
  • Magnetic Bearings – How to walk on a bearing accurately
  • Orientating the map using the compass

* Please note there will be pack Lunch available

Intermediate nav booking form

For more information please contact [email protected] or phone: 028 9030 3930, there are limited spaces on this course so booking in advance is essential.