To introduce a map, its detail and an awareness of how it relates to the real world. To empower people to follow new routes, explore new places with confidence and safely
A practical course taught ‘in the field’ using navigational aids in a contextual way
None - suitable for beginners
Some basic hillwalking clothes such as sensible footwear, warm clothes, packed lunch, note pad and waterproofs (a full kit list will be provided). People can borrow maps if they wish.
The course takes place on a walk, involves demonstrations, explanations, discussions, practical challenges and visual aids
Assessment is informal and ongoing. It is measured through discussion, questioning and practical application. Through the course people will be asked to demonstrate skills, show where they are on the map, lead sections of the walk, discuss their approaches etc.
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