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BEGINNERS HILLWALKING COURSE

Would you like to develop the skills and knowledge to plan days out in the countryside for friends, family or a solo adventure?

This two day course is aimed at women who are complete beginners and includes:

  • Route planning
  • Weather forecasts
  • Hazards and emergency procedures
  • Clothing and equipment
  • Introduction to navigation:
    • Types of maps and scales
    • Orientating the map
    • Understanding map symbols
    • Contour interpretation
    • Planning and following routes using paths and other key features
    • Estimating distances using pacing and timing
    • Dealing with navigational errors

You'll be learning alongside a small number of like-minded women, led by a female instructor.

 

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