Navigation Skills For Hill And Mountain Walkers - 2 Day
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Navigation Skills For Hill And Mountain Walkers - 2 Day

  • Hike
  • Beginner
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Overview

You're new to hillwalking and want to be able to navigate confidently. Let our friendly, highly experienced instructors show you every aspect of basic navigation from symbols, scales and grid references to ground shape, measuring distance, taking bearings and using a compass. And take in the spectacular Snowdonia scenery as we get you 'out on the hill' to learn. it's the perfect course to equip you with the basic skills to explore the mountains with confidence.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

- You'll gain confidence in your navigation skills, going from having no knowledge at all to a basic understanding of navigation.

- You’ll get to learn practically, ‘on the hill’ with our highly experienced instructors.

- You’ll enjoy two days of fantastic hillwalking and the fantastic atmosphere at Plas y Brenin.

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to Expect


As this is a very practical course, most of your learning will take place 'on the hill' so expect two full days out hill walking with time spent inside kept to a minimum.

Experience Required

No experience required, no need to worry if you’re completely new to hiking.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

Take your first steps towards becoming independent in the hills on our Discover Navigation course.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

Available Course Dates

Start the booking process by selecting a course date, then adjust your details to suit your requirements.

Course Start Date
Duration
Spaces available
Cost*
Course Start Date
16th July, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
4
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
23rd July, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
6
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
13th August, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
2
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
29th August, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
2
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
24th September, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
6
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
1st October, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
6
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
10th October, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
6
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
19th November, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
6
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
14th January, 2023
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
6
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
16th January, 2023
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
6
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
23rd February, 2023
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
6
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
11th March, 2023
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
6
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00

*If your course is based at Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, residential prices include catering from the morning of your course start date and cover the duration of your course, accommodation starts on the night before your course commences to the morning of the last day of your booking.

This course will help you become

This course will help you to be more confident at navigation in the hills.

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