Mixing navigational theory and practice, we will work with a range of maps to practice skills and learn to read the terrain around our Lake District base. The course will be pitched to match the experience of the group, and we will cover:
Whether you’re totally new to map reading or you need to brush up or improve your skills ahead of a Mountain Marathon or self-navigated ultra, we will teach to your level.
Come on your own, or bring your friends: discounts are available for teaching groups of 2 – 10. See our Price List for full details.
Max group size: 5. If you have a larger group, please contact us to discuss your needs.
Full day courses run from 09:30 to 16:30 with a break for lunch; half day courses may be booked for the morning or afternoon.
Please be aware we might be moving at slow speeds at some points during the day: please account for this in your clothing selection. Check the weather forecast in advance of the course and come prepared.
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