How long:- 1 Day (0930 – 1630). Option for a second day - see recommendation
What will be covered:-
The art of ‘coarse’ and ‘fine’ navigation.
Navigational techniques and strategies, such as aiming off, attack points, relocation,
spiral and line searching, obstacle boxing and catching features.
Physical and navigational factors affecting the choice of routes. Naithsmith’s rule
Measuring and judging distance with accuracy and the use of pacing.
The ability to plan a safe walk using route finding techniques.
Factors affecting human performance and the effects of fatigue and physical effort
in open countryside and/or extreme weather conditions.
The Countryside Rights of Way Act (CRoW), the Countryside Code, access rights and
Compassworks - Navigator Level 2
An intermediate course designed for those of you who have gained some experience
of land navigation and would like to develop navigational skills to a higher level.
People attending would have ideally completed our “Navigator Level 1” course or be
to an equivalent standard. The course is held in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere to
encourage maximum learning. If you are serious about improving your navigation skills,
you like the great outdoors, especially on the hills, and having fun, then this is
the course for you.
A mixture of indoor and outdoor activities and practical exercises.