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Bronze 2 day NNAS Certificate - Beginners Level Navigation - Ullswater

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Gain understanding and confidence in the following:

  • How to read a map, understand contours & features
  • How to use a compass in conjunction with your map
  • How to orientate your map
  • How to relate land features around you accurately to your map
  • How to use features along your chosen route to identify your location at any given moment
  • How to set a bearing
  • How to re-locate, should you become miss-placed (we don't like to say lost!)
  • How to use timing and pacing in order to find your chosen control point/location
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Countryside Code, knowledge of what equipment is suitable for the fells and emergency procedures that are relevant
  • How to plan a route
  • Some safe navigational techniques
  • Identify hazards

What are the benefits?

  • Gain a deeper understanding on how to use a map & compass in order to navigate a chosen route, across different scales of maps.
  • Grow your confidence to take people further afield, but with-in your qualification's perimeter's
  • Gain a bronze NNAS certificate to show you have the skills (continued personal development)
  • Use this course to help you gain your Walking Leader Qualification (It will set you on the right track, giving you a good understanding of navigation, not give you the course work or qualification)
  • Increase your earning potential by being able to plan breath taking routes

Who is the Bronze Course for?

Fell Walkers who would usually follow others and would like to start to understand the map for themselves, Nordic Walkers & Nordic Instructors, Road & Trail runners new to navigation.

This is an entry-level course into navigation for personal development & will give you a NNAS (National Navigation Award Scheme) Bronze Award, assuming you are able to demonstrate a good understanding and application of the skills being learnt on the course.

No qualifications are needed in order to participate on this 2 day course.

Gain an NNAS Bronze Award certificate, assuming you demonstrate a good understanding of the 2 days of learning & application.

Course Cost: £125 per person

BOOK HERE: Saturday/Sunday 9th/10th April 2022

BOOK HERE: Friday/Saturday 10th/11th June 2022

BOOK HERE: Wednesday/Thursday 5th/6th October

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Silver 2 day NNAS Certificate - Intermediate Level Navigation - Ullswater

Take your navigation to the next level. Understanding the jump from course navigation to fine navigation, and the tools in order to do so whilst on and off trail on slightly technical terrain. Understand navigation in poor weather conditions and in hours of darkness. Unsure if this course is for you? - please get in touch.

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Gold 2 day NNAS Certificate - Advanced Level Navigation - Ullswater

Demonstrate good use of Bronze & Silver level navigational tools, and move to fine contour detail for navigating inhospitable ground, off the beaten track, in potentially tricky weather conditions. Navigation skills must be well practiced for moving in featureless terrain. We share the techniques discuss route choices, perfect practice for heading out with friends or partnering up on Mountain Marathons...

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Private Navigation Day In the Lake District

Whether starting your navigation journey, or wanting to learn new techniques, or perhaps be assessed for which NNAS Certificate your should take... our experienced coaches can fulfil your requirements with a fab day out on the Lakeland fells, whatever the weather.

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Ullswater Way 3 Day Break

This iconic 22 mile heritage trail takes you around the Lake Shores of Ullswater over 3 days, giving mountain views, whilst learning of local heritage. Walkers in April can visit Wordsworth's Daffodils & in October can hear the Red Deer Rut. Optional Extra: Full mountain day on day 2.

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