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NIGHT NAVIGATION COURSE

People who enjoy walking in the countryside probably do so for exercise, relaxation, to see the views and to enjoy the company of other people There will generally be no need to for high speed navigation decisions. Walks often follow obvious features for long distances meaning that maps can be put away.

However some walks will involve complex footpath networks in rural areas, farmland and forest, other walks may involve intricate terrain with complex contour detail.  Any walk may involve bad weather or poor visibility. In such instances, maintaining constant map and ground contact will be essential

 

NIGHT NAVIGATION COURSE 

Due to the fact that humans are not naturally nocturnal animals, seeing at night has its limitations, especially without artificial light.

We become very unsure of ourselves and our surroundings especially in unknown terrain. Darkness and disorientation are two primeval human fears, throw in changeable weather conditions, injuries, and you can see why so many hill walkers find navigation at night a daunting prospect.

This course will highlight the pitfalls of night navigation and how to avoid them building up the individuals confidence to move across open terrain during the hours of darkness.

Cost: £50.00 per person

Minium 2 Maximum 6

Note: This price does not include food and accommodation.

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