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Advanced Navigation Course

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100.00 GBP
Advanced Navigation CourseDescription
Come and join the Tamarack team for three days of navigation, using map and compass and many other navigational skills to enhance your outdoor experience.

 - Map orientation and use of contours
 - Use of attack points, handrails, backstops and tick features
 - Unknown point (resection)
 - Use of prismatic / sighting and handheld compass
 - 4, 6 and 8 figure grid references
 - Walking on a bearing and back bearings
 - How to navigate confidently in poor visibility
 - Use of pacing and Naismiths rule
 - Night and day navigation exercises
 - Navigation through woodland and open moorland
 - Natural navigation - using nature to find the way
 - Hill safety and basic contents of a day pack

For a full course overview follow the link to the Advanced Navigation Course page.

 - Meet at Bowley International Scout Camp at 09:00 on Friday, the course will
   finish at 15:00 on Sunday.
 - For directions and a map, follow the link to the Bowley Scout Camp website.

Additional Information
Maximum amount of students: 10
There is a minimum age limit of 16 for this course. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.