Discover Navigation
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Discover Navigation

  • Hike
  • Navigation
  • Beginner
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Overview

You're new to hillwalking and want to be able to navigate confidently. Let our friendly, highly experienced instructors show you every aspect of basic navigation from symbols, scales and grid references to ground shape, measuring distance, taking bearings and using a compass. And take in the spectacular Snowdonia scenery as we get you 'out on the hill' to learn. it's the perfect course to equip you with the basic skills to explore the mountains with confidence.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

- You'll gain confidence in your navigation skills, going from having no knowledge at all to a basic understanding of navigation.

- You’ll get to learn practically, ‘on the hill’ with our highly experienced instructors.

- You’ll enjoy two days of fantastic hillwalking and the fantastic atmosphere at Plas y Brenin.

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to Expect


As this is a very practical course, most of your learning will take place 'on the hill' so expect two full days out hill walking with time spent inside kept to a minimum.

Experience Required

No experience required, no need to worry if you’re completely new to hiking.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

Take your first steps towards becoming independent in the hills on our Discover Navigation course.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

Start your training

Length
2 Days
Start Date
20th May, 2019
Spaces left
5
Res Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
20th July, 2019
Spaces left
4
Res Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
2nd September, 2019
Spaces left
2
Res Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
21st October, 2019
Spaces left
6
Res Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
25th November, 2019
Spaces left
6
Res Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
27th January, 2020
Spaces left
6
Res Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
22nd February, 2020
Spaces left
6
Res Cost
£251
This course will help you become

This course will help you to be more confident at navigation in the hills.

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