Outdoor Skills

NIGHT NAVIGATION COURSE IN THE YORKSHIRE DALES

With Mark Reid author of ‘The Inn Way’ guidebooks & Mountain Leader

Ever got caught in the dark at the end of your walk?
Do you worry about what to do if the mist comes down?

This evening training course will give you the key skills needed to deal with nightfall and/or poor visibility when out on the hills.

Ideal as a refresher for NNAS Bronze or Silver award holders or those working towards their NNAS Silver/Gold awards or ML assessment as well as experienced hill-walkers who wish to brush up their hill skills. Or perhaps you would just like to go for a walk on the hills at night!

DO YOU WANT TO…
  • Learn micro navigation skills, including contour interpretation
  • Master accurate distance estimation
  • Get to grips with key map and compass skills
  • Learn what features to use and what to look for on the map
  • Take bearings and follow them in the dark
  • Walk in confidence with an experienced Mountain Leader
  • Savour the outdoors at night under a starlit sky (hopefully!)
  • Experience a new nocturnal world amongst the hills of the Yorkshire Dales
OUTLINE OF THE EVENING

6pm: Meet at the village pub for a briefing
6:30pm – 10:30pm: Fully guided night navigation training walk, taking in paths, tracks, hills and open country. 
10:30pm: Well deserved drink back at the village pub (finish time is approximate)

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NB: We meet at 6pm, and finish back at the village pub at 10:30pm (approx.). Please provide snack food and a drink (preferably a hot flask).
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