1 Day Hillwalking and Navigation Coaching

North Downs/South Downs
Availability
9th May 2020 - 4th Jul 2020
Experience level
Beginner
Duration
6 hours
Distance
10 miles
Want to learn new skills for walking in the hills or perfect the ones you have. Will cater for all abilities and help you improve you packing, navigation, knowledge of the environment and more to make you more confident out in the countryside

About the trip

Meet at 10am for a brief introduction and to discuss what you want to get out of the day
Go through what we need in the hiker's rucksac
Head out on the hill
The day will be tailored to your needs but we can cover some of the following: the hill environment, equiptment to take, using a map and compass, more advanced navigation, low visibility, pacing and timing, planning a route, access, food for the hills, being prepared, first aid scenarios, the weather, steep ground, moving from hills to mountains, flora and fauna, being a responsible walker, how to gain more experience, taking others, useful courses, where to find out more.
We'll have lunch out on the hill and aim to get back down by 3.30pm for a short debrief and any final questions

Will need at least 2 people to run the course

Included

Map
Compass
First Aid Kit
Qualified and enthusiastic instructor with Mountain Leader award, National Navigational Award Scheme tutor, current 1st Aid, DBS check and professional insurance

Not included

Warm outdoor clothing
Hiking boots
Waterproofs and sun protection (we have to be ready for all weather in the UK)
Lunch and water
Any personal medication
Personal insurance
A sense of adventure
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