Tamarack Outdoors

Basic Navigation Course 05 August 2017

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Basic Navigation Course 05 August 2017
Come and join Mike Rushton for a day of navigation using the map and compass and other navigational skills to enhance your outdoor experience.

 - Map orientation and use of contours
 - Use of attack points, handrails, backstops and tick features
 - Use of handheld compass
 - 4 & 6 figure grid references
 - Walking on a bearing and back bearings
 - How to navigate confidently in poor visibility
 - Use of pacing
 - Daytime navigation exercise
 - 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 Basic Navigation Course page.

 - Meet at Tamarack Outdoors at 09:00 on Saturday 5th August, the course
   will finish at 17:00.
 - For directions and a map follow the link to the Our Shop page.
Additional Information
There is a minimum age limit of 16 for this course.