Our navigation courses are aimed at raising your navigation skills to a level that will give you confidence to use a map and compass effectively. We encourage a practical approach where you will be given every opportunity to practise new found skills!

Suitable For

  • Walkers wishing to gain confidence using a map and compass effectively.
  • Walkers wishing to learn new navigation techniques inc use of modern technology
  • Walkers wishing to broaden and improve their existing navigational skills

Course Includes

  • Course Transport

Course Summary


Required Fitness

Course Length

1 day

Course Price


Course Ratio


Time Required

8 hours




Course Dates Starting

Start : 16 Nov 2018 - ( 1 day )

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Course Description

Our navigation courses are led by instructors who have navigated in different countries all over the world and in all sorts of challenging conditions! We like nothing better than passing on our knoweldge in a friendly and practical way so that you  get the most out of the course. Our courses vary between 1 day beginner courses to 2 day improver courses as well as open courses in night navigation.

The terrain covered on these courses will normally be rolling countryside but dependant on the level of experience within the group, we may go further afield. The terrain encountered will be footpaths, hills with short steep sections and the ground underfoot will be rough, flat, wet and sometimes rocky. A general level of fitness is required.


Note: All our instructors are experienced, fully qualified for the course they are responsible for and are qualified first aiders. They will always strive to give you the best experience coupled with ensuring your safety and others.

Course Schedule

  1. Meet and greet 9am
  2. A journey during which we will cover various navigational techniques including pacing, timing, route finding and using a map and compass effectively.The emphasis will be on giving you opportunities to practise the relevant skills and to build confidence.
  3. Debrief and course finish around 4.30pm

All timings on the mountain are approximate.

Full details will be sent upon receipt of your booking form and payment.

Please read or download our terms and conditions.



Course Reviews

Amazing day out with Stephen yesterday learning essential skills. We were out all day learning how to navigate with a map and compass whilst doing a beautiful walk. Stephen was also excellent in the lead up to the day out by keeping in touch, advising on areas to stay in, recommending a lovely bed and breakfast and even providing pick up service on arrival. All the little things added up to what has been a wonderful experience. I'm going away with lots more confidence on the mountains! Thank you Aim Higher!
Kala SN, England