Intermediate Navigation Course


On this one-day course you will consolidate what you’ve learned on the beginner’s course and take your skills to the next level. Price is per person.

Group Size: Minimum 2, Maximum 4
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9:30am – 4:30p.m
Distance: Maximum of 10km with 500m height gain


SKU: N/A Category:

On this one-day course, you will consolidate what you’ve learned on the Beginner’s course and take your skills to the next level. This course will take place on more challenging terrain, using a combination of recognised paths and bridleways as well as walking off the path on uneven and rocky terrain

Course Objectives

  • Recognise and understand land features and forms to use as navigational aids
  • How to plan and use more complex navigational strategies
  • How to recognise and correct navigational errors
  • Using the compass to measure distance
  • How to take bearings with a compass
  • How to use pacing and timing over open terrain
  • Understand the basics of route finding in poor visibility or darkness
  • Learn and understand navigational techniques including hand-railing, aiming off and attack points
  • You will learn about personal kit and equipment to carry in more remote areas
  • Using weather forecasts to plan ahead
  • Understand and have an awareness of local and national access issues or legislation


  • Boots and/or appropriate footwear for rocky and uneven terrain
  • Spare layers, hats & gloves
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Map and compass (can be provided if required)
  • Personal First Aid kit
  • Food, snacks, and enough water for the day
  • Head-torch
  • Mobile phone incase of an emergency

Location and the exact meeting point will be decided closer to the date. All courses and route choice are dependent on weather conditions.


21 July 2021, 9 October 2021, 20 October 2021, 6 December 2021

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