Introductory Map Skills

Introductory Map Skills

Confused by maps? Don’t know which way to turn?

This one day course is perfect for complete beginners looking to increase their confidence in navigating around the countryside. Simple rules, simply taught that will help you stay on the right track. Small groups makes sure everyone is looked after.

Just bring yourself, some lunch and suitable clothing/footwear for being out and about all day. We’ll be based around the Forest of Dean and will no doubt finish somewhere offering cake for a chat at the end of the day.

£40 per person
Course Content
  • Introduction to maps, scales and symbols
  • Map orientation
  • Features and handrails
  • Basic compass skills
  • Basic contour interpretation
  • Access and countryside code
  • When it all goes wrong
  • What to take with you
Course Dates 2024

26 May

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