Outdoor Skills

VIRTUAL MAP READING COURSE ONLINE LEARNING

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

VIRTUAL MAP READING
  • Learn key navigation skills from the comfort of your own home.
  • Practice your new skills on your own local walks.
  • Prepare for your return to freedom in the Great Outdoors!

This online Map Reading course will develop your skills to plan and follow your own walks in the countryside using detailed learning videos and an interactive online workshop with Mark Reid, tailored to your needs and experience.

Our online Virtual Map Reading course is suitable for everyone from novices to more experienced countryside walkers, as well as all ages, abilities and fitness levels!

Online virtual Map Reading course

Our online Map Reading course covers all of the key topics to get you on the right path to enjoy the countryside, from weather forecasts and essential kit to understanding maps and navigation strategies.

OUTLINE OF THE ONLINE COURSE

There are two elements to this online course

A – Six Video Tutorials
You will receive unlimited access to 6 Video Tutorials covering the key aspects of Map Reading and Navigation Skills, with over 2.5 hours of footage packed full of skills, techniques, top tips and learning which you can watch as many times as you like. It will be helpful to watch these videos before the Online Workshop with Mark Reid. There is a question and answer sheet for each topic, which will highlight key learning.

The 6 Video Tutorials include…

  • Weather Forecasts & Conditions
  • Route Planning (maps & digital)
  • Essential Kit & Looking after Yourself
  • Understanding OS Maps & Symbols
  • Practical Map Reading (filmed at Grassington, Yorkshire Dales)
  • Navigation Strategies

B – 2 hour Online Interactive Workshop with Mark Reid
This online workshop with Mark Reid (via Zoom) will explain the key topics from the six videos, illustrated with demonstrations, examples and interactive learning, tailored to your needs and experience.

online virtual map reading course
WHAT RESOURCES DO YOU NEED FOR THIS COURSE?
  • Computer, laptop or tablet, with your camera enabled.
  • Sign up to ZOOM and VIMEO, both of which are FREE to join
HOW TO BOOK…

Choose one of the dates for your online Interactive Workshop from the drop-down menu in the BOOK NOW section. Once you have booked your Online Workshop, we will then send you an email with links to the 6 Video Tutorials, as well as details of how to join your Online Workshop.

online virtual map reading course

TESTIMONIAL

“Just a quick thank you for yesterday’s course. I have to say it was an excellent way to learn about contour interpretation.” Stuart Wilde – Online Course

online virtual map reading course

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

EXPERIENCE & INFORMATION

BOOK NOW

This includes:

  • Unlimited access to 6 Video Tutorials covering the key aspects of Map Reading and Navigation Skills.
  • 2-hour Online Interactive Workshop with Mark Reid, to consolidate the learning from the six videos.
  • £10 discount voucher against any of our practical navigation courses.
Maximum of 6 participants on each online tutorial You will need a computer, laptop or tablet with video enabled, as well as a free account with Zoom and Vimeo. Our Loyalty Reward Scheme does not apply to this online course. The £10 Voucher is valid for 12 months and subject to T&Cs.
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