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INTRO TO NAVIGATION

Designed to get you competent in the basic use of map and compass, so you can enjoy your own days out with more confidence. We will work to your particular skill level and at your pace,

 

Topics covered to include:

 

Different types of map and which to use

 

Contours and map features

 

Setting the map from the ground and by compass

 

Using "handrails" to guide progress

 

"Tick off" features and "catching features"

 

Taking a bearing from the map and following it

 

Basic use of GPS or smartphone apps--how they can help

 

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"I'm sure there should be a stream around here somewhere....!"