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Advanced Navigation Course

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£ 150.00
Advanced Navigation CourseDescription
Come and join the Tamarack team for three days of navigation, using map, compass and many other navigational skills to enhance your outdoor experience.

The course is for those who have good, limited or no previous navigation experience and is run from a tented/tarped camp in the Forest of Bowland.

 - 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 Tamarack Outdoors at 18:30 on the Thursday, the course will
   finish at 16:00 on the Sunday.
 - For directions and a map follow the link to the Our Shop page.

Additional Information
Maximum amount of students: 4
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.

Terms and Conditions
Prior to booking please be aware of our full course terms and conditions