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Ultra Trail Running Practical Navigation - Glenridding

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Sunday 20th June 2021

Bookings Open
Thursday 1st April 2021
Bookings Close
Saturday 19th June 2021
Booking Fees
Booking Fee   £45.00   
Course Organiser - Charles Sproson

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Practical Navigation | Level - Intermediate | Follow up to Online Navigation for Ultra Runners 

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

Meeting Time: 13:30

Meeting Location: Glenridding, Mountain Run HQ -

Training Area: Glenridding's surrounding fells

Course Duration: 4 hours

** If you haven't taken part in one of our online ultra nav sessions, then you will need to understand navigation to the point where you:

  • Can read the contours to see major landforms
  • Understand different map scales and brands
  • Understand why to orientate your map & a basic knowledge of how to
  • Have a basic understanding of features, footpaths and rights of way.

What will you learn?

  • 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 Program:

  • Meet at the course location
  • Listen to a quick overview and recap on basic techniques
  • Head into the hills to learn and put the theory into practice
  • Be taught a systematic approach to navigation, which will keep you on track at all times

Learn loads of tricks to make navigation intuitive and easy to follow

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