Basic Navigation Course

Our one day basic navigation course is designed as a complete introduction to mountain navigation. We will cover different maps and compasses as well as spending a day out on the hill practicing navigation along paths and following easy features. This is the ideal course if you are inexperienced at navigation and want to get yourself around the mountain paths with confidence! The course will cover the following:
  • Planning a route
  • Using different maps
  • Understanding contours
  • Using a compass
  • Taking a bearing
  • Following a bearing
  • Pacing and timing


We offer all of our basic navigation courses anywhere in Cumbria and The Lake District to suit you.


We offer all our basic navigation courses privately on a date to suit you.


1 x person £150, 2 x people £75 each, 3 x people £50 each, groups of 4 or more £40 each.

How to Book

Please just contact us to with details of your date, desired location and group size. Alternatively, see our Advanced Navigation Course.