Navigation Training Courses

Navigation Training in the Peak District, Snowdonia or Lake District

Learn to Navigate

We offer a selection of 1 day and 2 day navigation courses and a choice of Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels. Most courses take place in the Peak District or Lake District but can be based in other areas on request.

The Beginner Navigation Training course will provide you with a basic introduction and the skills to start walking safely using a map and compass. The Intermediate Navigation Training and Advanced Navigation Training courses enable you to learn more in-depth navigation and compass techniques, providing you with the skills to tackle more complex terrain and the difficulties of navigating in poor weather or in the dark. Whatever your needs, one of our navigation skills courses will be just the thing.

If you'd prefer a more personalized touch or 1-to-1 navigation coaching then we can put together your very own day booked as Private Guiding. Navigation training to help you prepare for the navigation element of the Mountain Leader Assessment can also be arranged as well as a night navigation course.

Take a look at our upcoming courses below or on the Event Calendar

1 Day Beginners Navigation Training - Edale, Derbyshire. £60 per person, max 6 clients

Learn the basics to navigate with a map and compass, enabling you to have the confidence to explore the great outdoors. This course is ideal for beginners or those wanting to refresh their basic skills. You'll spend the majority of the day in the outdoors learning to navigate with a map and compass around Edale, Derbyshire in the beautiful Peak District. I tailor the exercises for each person based on your level of skill and those areas you'd like to work on most.

2 Day Intermediate Navigation Training - Edale, Derbyshire. £120 per person, max 6 clients

This course is an ideal continuation for those who have already completed a beginners course or already have some experience navigating with a map. You'll spend 2 days in the outdoors learning techniques such as grid references, relocation, bearings, aiming off, attack points and plenty of compass work on more complex ground. 2 full days of training enables us to spend much more time on a wider range of skills and focus more on improving accuracy and navigation skills in the beautiful surroundings of the Peak District. I tailor the exercises for each person based on your level of skill and those areas you'd like to work on improving. The course cost does not include accommodation.

2 Day Advanced Navigation Training - Lake District. £180 per person, max 4 clients

For the advanced navigation training course we head to the Lake District for 2 full days of training in more complex terrain. This is an ideal continuation for those who have already completed an intermediate course or are already able to navigate on and off paths. You'll spend the time outdoors learning more advanced navigation techniques and refining those you already have. Much of the time will be spent on complex terrain navigating to smaller features and with longer and more complex legs and much more focus on contours. I tailor the exercises for each person based on your level of skill and those areas you'd like to work on perfecting. The course cost does not include accommodation.

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