Mountains and Maps - An Introduction to Navigation on the Hills

Interested in becoming more independent in the Hills? Join us on an introductory full day course. Female led by Kathryn, who is ML qualified with over a decade of experience as a Mountain Guide. 
This course is for beginners to navigation or those who want to recap on the basics and build some confidence finding routes around the hills of Ireland using a map and compass.

Distance

Approx 8km throughout the day.

Height

200-400m

Difficulty

Fair
focus on Navigation Teaching 

Program

The course is aimed for complete beginners or those who wish to recap of the basics.

Topics covered on the course;

Types of maps & scale
Compasses & its parts
Map Legend & identifying symbols
Orientating the map using compass & features
Intro to navigate
Mountain features & terminology

We aim to equip you with the basic knowledge to get started in becoming self-sufficient in the mountains. This course would be a great option before committing to the Mountain Skills course.