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Practical Navigation - Intermediate

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Sunday 6th December 2020

Bookings Open
Monday 19th October 2020
Bookings Close
Saturday 14th November 2020
Booking Fees
Booking Fee   £45.00   
Course Organiser - Charles Sproson

Practical Navigation | Basic to Intermediate | Follow up to Online Navigation for Ultra Runners | Summer and Autumn 2020

If you have taken one of our 'Online Navigation for Ultra Runners' sessions then this is the 'practical' follow up to that session.

Who is it for?

  • Anyone who has undertaken the Online Navigation for Ultra Runners with Mountain Run
  • Trail or Ultra Runners who want to build confidence with their navigation
  • Anyone wanting to get a good foundation in navigation techniques

What to expect?

  • A professionally delivered course, designed by Mountain Runners for Mountain Runners.
  • 4 hours out and about, practical navigation
  • Tips and tricks to keep you in contact with the map
  • Expert coaches/instructors to learn from
  • Elite mountain runners delivering the course, who are extremely passionate and knowledgable about their subject

What we will cover: 

  • Understanding different Scales & Maps
  • Developing contour interpretation, recognising different features
  • Map Orientation - how and why
  • Setting and using a bearing
  • How to use the techniques of; hand-railing, collecting and catching features
  • Skills to relocate yourself
  • How to deal with the effect of darkness and tiredness on your navigation

Course date and location:

  • Sunday 6th December | Area: Cannock Chase, Milford Common Car Park, Brocton Rd, Milford, ST17 0UH | Meet: 09:00

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