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Saturday 21st September 2024

Bookings Open
Friday 24th May 2024
Bookings Close
Wednesday 18th September 2024
Booking Fees
Booking Fee   £80.00   
Course Organiser - Charles Sproson

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Navigation for Runners | Ultra and Trail | Basic to Intermediate

Specifically designed to help you deal with mountain navigation for Ultra and Trail running

Don't feel like you can't run in the mountains safely?  Book on our 'basic to intermediate navigation for runners' course and start your journey to find freedom in the mountains.

Who is it for?

  • Any ultra or trail runner who wants to get a better understanding of navigation using a map & compass
  • For use when planning your trail runs for you and your friends
  • Personal use for venturing into the fells & mountains
  • Trail runners who want to feel more confident and safe running in the mountains

Course program

Date: Saturday 21st September 2024

Time: 09:00

Meeting place: The Climbers Shop, Ambleside, LA22 9DS


  • 09:00 - Meet and greet
  • 09:15 - Around 1.5 hours theory on the Keswick Mountain Festival festival site, Crow Park
  • 10:45 - Break for Snack -  likely have lunch on the fell
  • 11:00 - 4 hour plus practical navigation session navigating on trail based around Rothay Park, Loughrigg and Silver Howe
  • 15:15 - Course closes (be prepared to overrun slightly)

The course is based around the trails and fells of the Ambleside Fells.  Conditions dependant.

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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.

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Course Location
The Climbers Shop, Compston Road, Ambleside, LA22 9DS