At HK Adventures, we provide great navigation courses for all abilities! Both Harry and Katy have a wealth of experience, navigating in the mountains, in all conditions. This day will be tailored around you or your group to suit your needs and skill levels, but also aiming to improve and expand them!
Skill level – beginner/advanced Duration – half-day/full day
Never picked up a map before? Or trying to broaden your skills? By the end of the course, you will have a much better understanding, of different tools you can use to walk in the countryside with confidence.
Navigational features that may be covered;
- Compass techniques
- Map interpretation
- Route choice and planning
- Contour interpretation
- Introducing GPS
We will start the day learning the skills and techniques required for successful navigation, and then we will head out onto the valley floor, putting your newly learned skills to use.
We recommend to bring with you
- Hiking shoes/boots,
- Bag (25-40 litre capacity)
- Spare warm layers (hat and gloves, jumper, windproof jacket)
- Waterproofs (trousers and coat)
- Food (high calorie snacks)
- Drink (1-2 litres)
- Sun cream,
- Medication/Sanitary items