Basic Navigation With Declan Cunningham
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- Tuesday 9th May, 2017
- By Paul
An introduction to map and compass and other basic navigation with Declan Cunningham.
This class takes part over 2 weeks.
When? First part, May 16th @ 7:00pm & May 23rd @ 7:00pm
Total cost is €40.00
How do I book my place at the talk? Click here to book.
Have you ever opened a map to pick a walk and just fold it closed again?
Ever consider taking a walk in the mountains and settle for gardening instead because it’s safer?
Ever wondered what the hell compasses point at or why?
Well, if so, it’s time to stop wondering and start wandering with this starter navigation course that tells you all you need to know to start your own safe exploration as well as tips and techniques on staying safe in the hills.
This short two evening course will tell you all you need to know about basic navigation, feature recognition, route selection, map reading, preparing a route card, grid references, working with map scales, identifying hazards, simple compass use and straight forward steps to enable you to de-mystify navigation so you can start planning your first forays into our beautiful uplands knowing that you will be able to get back!
The cost to attend is €40.00 and you can click here to book.
Should the hiking bug take you, further follow-on training is available through Declan and the team at www.exploremore.ie
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