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Women Only Basic Navigation Skills


Where: Ambleside, Lake District
Type: Skills course
Time: 9am – 4.30pm

Price: £40.00, a packed lunch is optional from our cafe in Ambleside, Cafe Altitude, £5pp, please let us know)

Deposit Option Available: Pay 10% today and the rest later.

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Enjoy the mountains and fells but a little bit worried the weather will come in and you won’t have the skills to navigate safely off the mountain?

Join us on one of our Women only Basic Navigation skills days and enjoy a day walk learning how to map read and navigate using a compass and some simple techniques.

The course will begin with an inside session at our cafe in Ambleside, Cafe Altitude at 9am, followed by a walk over easy terrain using a map and compass.

Course includes:

– using different maps
– contours relief & height
– feature recognition
– using a compass
– taking a bearing from the map & walking on it
– planning a route
– pacing and timing

Friday 18th March
Monday 11th April
Saturday 23rd April
Tuesday 10th May
Thursday 26th May