2 Day Basic Navigation Techniques
National Navigation Award Scheme - Bronze Certificate
Course Location: Coniston
What to expect
A professionally designed and delivered course by Hiking Highs on behalf of the NNAS (National Navigation award Scheme). Over the 2 days you will delve into Navigation like you never have before, pouring over maps, unlocking the code, planning routes and getting some proper 'practical' training in.
If you demonstrate the correct understanding after 2 days intensive training and assessment, then you will walk away with a NNAS Bronze Certificate and will be able to use this to either gain your Silver Award or put it towards a Mountain Leader Training course.
What will you learn?
What are the benefits?
Who is it for?
Fell Walkers who would usually follow others and would like to start to understand the map for themselves, Road & Trail runners new to navigation.
This is an entry-level course into navigation for personal development & will give you an NNAS (National Navigation Award Scheme) Bronze Award, assuming you are able to demonstrate a good understanding and application of the skills being learnt on the course.
No qualifications are needed in order to participate on this 2 day course.
Arrival Time: 08:30 - 09:00 both days
Meeting place: Coniston Village - Exact location TBC
The course is based around the trails and fells above Coniston
What to bring
Meet your coach - Gary Linkard
Gary is a qualified Mountain Leader, Level 2 Mountain Bike Leader and recently joined the Hiking Highs team. He is a member of the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team (DFMRT) and spends much of his time out in the beautiful South Lakes and the unspoilt Duddon Valley. He loves to teach navigation covering a full range of abilities, from people starting out on their navigation journey to those looking to sharpen up existing skills.
See our About Us page to find out more.
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This event offers the option to purchase XCover, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.