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

Navigation Skills Improver

  • Hike
  • Navigation
  • Intermediate
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Overview

Build and develop your navigational skills and give yourself the confidence to explore scenic hills and majestic mountains. Over the two days, our expert, highly-qualified instructors will cover all aspects of navigation with you, and leave you feeling ready to explore on your own and with friends. You’ll learn how to find your way in good weather and bad, in daylight and in the middle of the night. The majority of your learning will take place out in the stunning hills and mountains of Snowdonia, making the most of the beautifully varied terrain to help develop your knowledge and skills.

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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 develop and improve your navigational skills, whatever your level of experience, and come away feeling confident to navigate the hills and mountains by day and by night, in good weather and bad. You’ll come away itching to plan your next trip, armed with all the navigation skills for a great day out.

Itinerary

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

What to Expect


Two days out in the hills and mountains, learning how to navigate proficiently. We’ll cover the use of a map and compass and their features, and cover concepts including pacing, bearings, contours and tick-off features and more. Everything you learn will help you build a toolkit for planning your own journeys in some incredible places.

Experience Required

  • You should have a taste for summer hillwalking but are looking to develop your confidence navigating on your own or as part of a group.

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 residential 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.

Improve your navigational confidence with our expert team, and give yourself the skills to safely travel off the beaten track.

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

Start your training

Length
2 Days
Start Date
9th November, 2019
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6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
23rd November, 2019
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3
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
30th November, 2019
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6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
11th January, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
20th January, 2020
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6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
1st February, 2020
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5
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
26th March, 2020
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6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
11th April, 2020
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6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
25th July, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
12th September, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
19th September, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
10th October, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
24th October, 2020
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6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
14th November, 2020
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6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
21st November, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
28th November, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
9th January, 2021
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6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
18th January, 2021
Spaces left
6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
30th January, 2021
Spaces left
6
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
27th February, 2021
Spaces left
6
Cost
£251
This course will help you become

A MORE CONFIDENT AND COMPETENT NAVIGATOR IN THE HILLS, READY TO TAKE ON MORE AMBITIOUS JOURNEYS.

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