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Intermediate Navigation Course

Build on your existing map reading and navigational skills and get off the beaten track.  This course focuses on accuracy and a closer interpretation of the map and how it relates to the landscape.


Course highlights

  • Develop more accurate map interpretation and compass work.
  • Learn to navigate safely away from obvious tracks and paths.
  • Learn strategies for relocating your position.
  • Plenty of opportunity to practice and develop your new found skills.


What’s involved?

  • A day (minimum 6 hours tuition) walking in a mountain or moorland location where you will develop your navigation and map reading skills.
  • Moderately challenging walking away from paths and tracks, with some steep ascents/descents.  It is likely to be wet underfoot in places and the walk may be subject to adverse weather conditions.


Who's it for?

  • Suitable for anyone wanting to improve their navigation skills to go away from clear paths and tracks into more remote terrain.  Prior navigational experience is required.  You should feel comfortable with most of the Bronze NNAS syllabus.
  • We do not recommend this navigation course for children under 14.
  • Under 18’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


The course follows the National Navigation Award Scheme Silver Syllabus, so you can come back to us for an assessment and earn your Silver award.

Use the links below to check our prices then contact us and we'll do our best to run this event just for you on a date that suits (subject to a minimum group size of course!)

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