Workshop - Navigation Intermediate
Tring, HertfordshireHP23 5RS Station Road, Tring, United Kingdom
Sat 23rd October 2021
On this workshop you will be taught how to competently navigate in most conditions with a map and compass by a qualified International Mountain Leader and Gold Duke of Edinburgh Assessor. The first part of the morning is based near Musette Cafe, based in the quintessentially English village of Aldbury. Once you've covered the theory we move onto the trails for a few hours to put everything you have learnt into practice. The course lasts most of the day, is based outdoors, finishing around 3pm.
The event is easily accessible, just 40 minutes North West of London by rail or road and there is free on-site parking for all runners. All abilities are catered for at this event and although the workshop is aimed at runners, we will be walking the routes to maximise learning.
Instruction on navigation by qualified instructor
Theory and practical instruction in a small group
How to Get There
The workshop is open to all abilities, runners and walkers alike. You should be comfortable in identifying features on a map and ideally have already completed our Navigation Essentials course.
Uk Custom Kit List
Face covering (e.g. mask or buff)
Wicking top and shorts / leggings
Trail running shoes (sufficient tread)
Fully Charged Mobile Phone including the number of your Run Leader and Event Director (charge before use and make sure it's in a waterproof case or bag)
Whistle (normally found attached to your bag)
Personal first aid kit (eg: blister packs, sunscreen, inhaler etc)
Water bottles or bladder (if distance or weather requires it)
Snacks (if distance requires it)
Lightweight, comfortable running pack, max 12 litres (if distance requires it)
WEATHER DEPENDENT ITEMS:
Lightweight waterproof jacket
Sun hat / cap
Warm hat and gloves
Waterproof bags / dry bags
Please note: we will not be checking your kit on the day, unless there is adverse weather conditions. We highly recommend you bring these items for your safety.
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