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Basic Mapwork & Navigation - Cairngorms Learning Partnership

Basic Mapwork & Navigation - Cairngorms Learning Partnership

Date

23 Apr 2016 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Course Details
This course is aimed at beginners, mainly those interested in walking, who want to improve their confidence in using maps and compasses.
The course will cover Map reading, Route Planning, Navigating & Awareness of GPS and Outdoor Access Code.

The course will consist of 2 indoor sessions followed by an outdoor practical session which will take place near the Kingussie golf course, in Tom Bharaidh Woods and on the rugged area of small hills around 300m to the north of the Woods and east of the the Gynack Burn

Indoor session 1 – 7.30pm – 9.30pm 13th April 2016
Indoor session 2 – 7.30pm – 9.30pm 20th April 2016
Outdoor session – 10.00am – 1.00pm 23rd April 2016

The outdoor session will take place in most weather conditions.

What to bring
Nothing is required for the indoor sessions, but if anyone has their own Kingussie 1:50000 map it would be helpful to bring it.

For the outdoor session participants require suitable clothing and footwear for the weather, plus some snacks and a drink.

Pre-requisites
A reasonable level of fitness is required for the outdoor session.

This is one of many courses provided by the Cairngorms Learning Partnership. For more information about our courses please visit our website https://www.clp-online.net/ or follow us on Facebook

Price

£45 (Learning Club Discounts Apply - visit https://goo.gl/JPzKnq)