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Mountain Run - Practical Navigation Beginner to Intermediate

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Mountain Run - Practical Navigation Beginner to Intermediate

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.
  • 3 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 dates and locations:

  • Saturday 22nd August | Area: Lingmoor Fell, Little Langdale | Meeting at: Chapel Stile, Great Langdale | Meeting Time: 09:00
  • Saturday 5th September | Area: Greenside Mines & surrounds | Meeting at: Greenside Mines CA11 0QR | Meeting Time: 09:00
  • Sunday 4th October | Area: Longstile & Skiddaw | Meeting at: Latrigg Car Park | Meeting Time: 09:00
  • Sunday 11th October | Area: Fell Foot, Chipping, Lancs | Meeting at TBC | Meeting time: 09:00
Courses in this Series

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Practical Navigation - Beginner to Intermediate - Sat 5 Sep 20 (Bookings Closed)
Practical Navigation - Beginner to Intermediate - Sun 4 Oct 20 (Bookings Closed)
Practical Navigation - Beginner to Intermediate - Sun 11 Oct 20 (Bookings Closed)
Practical Navigation - Intermediate - Sun 8 Nov 20 (Bookings Closed)
Practical Navigation - Intermediate - Sun 6 Dec 20 (Limited Booking on Day)
Practical Navigation - Intermediate - Sun 13 Dec 20