Navigation Training - Chiltern Hills

Date

Sat Feb 9th

Organiser

Heather

Cost

£25. Discount price of £20 if booked by December 31st.

Activity

A workshop covering basic navigation techniques including orientation of the map using a compass and land features, determining the direction of travel, distance and timings. Map features and details. The day should give you the tools to plan and undertake walks in lowland terrain. This is the first stage on gaining lowland leader qualifications. We will offer further training to everyone booked in for today's course so that they can aim to become qualified walk leaders. Compass provided. Area covered OS Map 181, Chiltern Hills North. Please bring paper and pencil, usual walking gear and boots. The trainer is a qualified Mountain Leader, Hill and Moorland Leader and Expedition Skills, D of E supervisor and assessor to gold level, NNAS provider.

Refreshments

Please bring packed lunch and drinks. Flask of hot tea / coffee would be a good idea. Café and pub at station at start and at end of event.

Travel

Metropolitan line to Chesham. Within Oyster zone. Limited free parking in nearby streets.

Start

10:00am prompt outside Chesham station, postcode HP5 1DB

Finish

Around 4:00pm at start point

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