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Learn Map Reading and Navigation with Peak Navigation Courses

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Learn Map Reading and Navigation with Peak Navigation Courses
Being able to map read and navigate well is not only a means to keeping safe on your walks but is fun too!It’s great being set free from guide books and have the ability to plan your own walks.
Peak Navigation Courses run a range of courses from those suitable for absolute beginners through to “ Navigation Master Classes” aimed at providing a testing day with useful revision for those already expert. There is something for everyone!



Most courses are 1 day courses, usually on a Saturday or Sunday and there is scope for progression through the courses.

The 1st Steps to Map Reading and Navigation Courses is a good foundation level course that goes through the basics of map reading and how to use a compass. The day starts with a classroom session then progresses to a short walk through fields before lunch.During lunch we plan a route to cross open moorland and then spend most of the afternoon walking the route. A final classroom se…