Map Reading Course

  • Venue: Swinton Bivouac
  • Upcoming Dates:

‘Navigation skills are your passport to freedom on the hills’

Mark Reid map reading course

1 day map reading course in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales with mountain leader Mark Reid, author of ‘The Inn Way’ guidebooks.

A wonderful course for those who want:

~ To plan your own walks and understand weather forecasts

~ Understand and visualise an OS map

~ Learn how to use a compass to find your way

~ Learn how to navigate properly

~ Feel more confident in the outdoors

~ Learn new outdoor skills

~ Stay safe on the hills

9am РMeet at Swinton Bivouac and start the day with a tea or coffee at the Bistro Cafe. Discuss the day ahead, plan the route, review the weather and learn the key map skills.

10.30am-5pm – Enjoy a full day’s map, compass and navigation training in the Yorkshire Dales. The walk will usually cover around 5 or 6 miles over the course of the day, with plenty of rest stops and time to practice skills and ask questions.

5pm – End with a de-brief at the Bistro Cafe.

Only £55 per person. No previous experience required, all participants must provide their own packed lunch and walking boots.

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