Gift Voucher for 1 Adult.
Vouchers have an expiry of 12 months from the purchase date. See website for terms & conditions.
This course is designed to prepare you for confident and self-supported, low level hill walking. The course is aimed at people who are new to hill walking or those who are struggling with certain aspects of basic navigation and need a refresher. Our introductory navigation skills course is held in the Pentland Hills or the Lammermuirs, both of which are within easy travelling distance from Edinburgh.
The group size is limited to 6. This allows us to cover topics relevant to individual's needs.
The following are covered during the course:
- Understanding Ordnance Survey and Trail maps
- Map to ground
- Measuring distance
- Basic compass work
- Equipment & Clothing
- Access & Conservation
- Weather influences
- Route planning, preparation & safety procedures