Our Navigation courses are taught by professionally qualified mountain leaders who are also uniquely qualified to teach you the skills you will need to navigate your way around Dartmoor and any of the national parks in the UK.

 

We teach navigation courses over one and two days to groups and individuals, NNAS certifcate courses and night navigation courses, based on Dartmoor in Burrator, Holne and Princetown.

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Navigation course for runners on Dartmoor, Sunday March 25, 2018

£110.00

One day navigation course for runners using maps and GPS

Sunday March 25th, 2018

The Fox Tor Cafe, Princetown, Yelverton PL20 6QS

9.30am to 4.30pm

Our navigation course for runners are taught by professionally qualified mountain leaders who are also uniquely qualified to teach you the skills you will need to navigate your way around Dartmoor and any of the national parks in the UK. You will plot your own route, as well as estimating distance and speed and an introduction to the tools needed to feel confident about running alone off road.

We teach day time and night time navigation courses over one and two days to groups and individuals, NNAS certifcate courses and night navigation courses, based on Dartmoor in Burrator, Holne and Princetown. We also offer specialist GPS courses for people who may have a GPS device but don’t know how to use it. These courses are also redeemable with our Wild Running vouchers and are transferable to friends or family upon request.

Night Navigation Course: Runningface to face coaching

Navigation Course on Dartmoor, Devon

From: £110.00

Suitable for runners, walkers, individuals & groups.

Weekdays & weekends

Whether you are completely new to off road running, or just a bit rusty in the old map and compass department, WR’s navigation courses on Dartmoor in Devon, aim to provide you with the basic skills to traverse tricky moorland landscapes.

What’s included

  • Skills/Technique training
  • Set a Compass bearing from map to ground.
  • Use a compass to follow bearings accurately across open ground over short legs.
  • Measure distances with reasonable accuracy by double pacing and timing.
  • Estimate the time needed for height gain.
  • Use major landforms (hills, spurs, valleys, ridges) as a means of navigation.
  • Identify smaller contour features on a map and ground ie re entrants and small hills.
  • Use aiming off to reach a target on a linear feature.
  • Identify the most appropriate route, where more than one is available.
  • Use coarse navigation and collection features to locate an attack point.
  • From an attack point use fine navigation to locate a target.
  • Additional extra. We will also provide GPS navigation techniques (upon request), including downloading and uploading routes and getting the most out of your device for following a route and for knowing where you are.

 

Wild Night Runnavigation course

Night Navigation course for runners on Dartmoor, Friday February 16, 2018

£110.00

night navigation for runners

This course is run from the Discovery Centre at Burrator Reservoir on Dartmoor. Tavistock, PL20 6PE

4.30pm to 9.30pm

Our Night Navigation courses are taught by professionally qualified mountain leaders who are also uniquely qualified to teach you the skills you will need to navigate your way around Dartmoor and any of the national parks in the UK by day or night. You will plot your own route, as well as estimating distance and speed and an introduction to the tools needed to feel confident about running alone off road at night.

This course is suitable for groups or individuals, who may already have some basic map skills but lack the confidence to run off road at night by themselves. Our courses are based on Dartmoor in Burrator, Holne and Princetown. The course also includes the use of GPS devices and how to get the most out of them.

Night Runningclients navigation course

Night Navigation course for runners on Dartmoor, Saturday 24th March 2018

£110.00

This course is run from the Discovery Centre at Burrator Reservoir on Dartmoor. Tavistock, PL20 6PE

4.30pm to 9.30pm

Our Night Navigation courses are taught by professionally qualified mountain leaders who are also uniquely qualified to teach you the skills you will need to navigate your way around Dartmoor and any of the national parks in the UK by day or night. You will plot your own route, as well as estimating distance and speed and an introduction to the tools needed to feel confident about running alone off road at night.

This course is suitable for groups or individuals, who may already have some basic map skills but lack the confidence to run off road at night by themselves. Our courses are based on Dartmoor in Burrator, Holne and Princetown. The course also includes the use of GPS devices and how to get the most out of them.

Guided weekendsface to face coaching

NNAS Silver Navigation 2 Day Course on Dartmoor, Devon

From: £165.00

NNAS Silver Navigation Syllabus Course.

2 Day Course.

What’s included

  • Skills/Technique training
  • Set a Compass bearing from map to ground.
  • Use a compass to follow bearings accurately across open ground over short legs.
  • Measure distances with reasonable accuracy by double pacing and timing.
  • Estimate the time needed for height gain.
  • Use major landforms (hills, spurs, valleys, ridges) as a means of navigation.
  • Identify smaller contour features on a map and ground ie re entrants and small hills.
  • Use aiming off to reach a target on a linear feature.
  • Identify the most appropriate route, where more than one is available.
  • Use coarse navigation and collection features to locate an attack point.
  • From an attack point use fine navigation to locate a target.
  • Additional extra. We will also provide GPS navigation techniques (upon request), including downloading adn uploading routes and getting the most out of your device.