Topics covered will include:
Feature identification, finding direction, understanding scale, measuring distance, grid references, contours, map orientation. Introduction to the compass. What to do when lost and planning a safe walk.
Topics covered will include
Group Management, dealing with emergencies, clothing and equipment, interpretation and importance of weather forecasts, pace setting, use of poles, negotiating steep and rough ground, introduction of map reading . Ratio 1:8
The course will covers:
Group Management skills, How to navigate in all conditions, How to deal with mountain hazards. Awareness of environmental issues, a personal plan and how to register with the MLTBNI.
You will take part in the planning and leadership, navigate away from paths, journey time will be 5 hours or more and challenging or were possible adverse conditions will be experienced.