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Navigation Course for runners and walkersCoaching WIld Running

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 adn uploading routes and getting the most out of your device.

 

Navigation Course for runners and walkers

Navigation for Runners Part 11

£50.00

Suitable for people who took part in part 1 or any one who can already read a map but wants to hone their skills. You do not have to have taken part in Part 1 to book on to this however.

Navigation for Running evening August 16, 2017

£100.00

A 4 hour evening course based at The Forest Inn in Hexworthy on Dartmoor, with an experienced mountain runner, ML leader and NNAS instructor, with a 3 hour practical and 1 hour theory component over coffee. The aim is to get you to the next level so you can guide yourself.

Guided weekendsCoaching WIld Running

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.