Snowdonia Mountain Navigation Course

Many mountain rescue callouts are due to poor navigation. Learn how to navigate efficiently to keep you and your friends safe in the mountains. We run 2 Navigation Courses in Snowdonia:


Intro Navigation Course

Description:

If you are a beginner or have done a little navigation before this Introductory Navigation Course is perfect for you. We will look at:

  • Different map scales.
  • Orientating the map.
  • Following linear features.
  • Pacing and timing.
  • Contour interpretation.
  • Basic map to ground and ground to map.

Location:

Snowdonia, North Wales.

Duration:

1 day.

Price:

£40.00 per day.

Experience Required:

None required.

Age Limit:

18+ (unless parent/guardian present then min. approx 8 yrs).

Dates:
Online Booking Form:
Downloads:

Booking Form (size: 186 kB)

Medical Form (size: 103 kB)


Advanced Navigation Course

Description:

Learn to navigate in the worst the weather can throw at you and at night. The Advanced Navigation Course will cover:

  • Quick recap of basic skills.
  • Complex contour interpretation.
  • Attack points.
  • Aiming off.
  • Taking bearings.
  • Walking on bearings.
  • Search techniques using the compass.
  • Use of an altimeter.

Location:

Snowdonia, North Wales.

Duration:

1 day.

Price:

£45 per person (based on 3).

Experience Required:

Basic navigation skills.

Age Limit:

18+ (unless parent/guardian present then approx 14 yrs).

Dates:
Online Booking Form:
Downloads:

Booking Form (size: 186 kB)

Medical Form (size: 103 kB)