Moorland Adventure presents a navigation course for everyone who walks in the countryside. Participants can even gain a qualification if they wish or just book on one event for a taster.
During this half day practical session in the Goyt Valley we will deal with route choice, walking to the map, and orientating the map. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £21.00.
You can find out more about our NNAS courses and the qualification levels and learning outcomes by visiting our website.
Time: 9.00am to 1.00pm
Meeting point: Derbyshire Bridge Car Park, Goyt Valley, Off the A537 Buxton to Macclesfield Road (Grid ref: SK011734)
Leaders: Moorland Adventure - www.moorlandadventure.co.uk
Information: 01625 573615
(Places limited - please book in advance, There is a charge, normally payable in advance of event, Please wear suitable boots/clothing, Please leave your dog at home, Suitable for anyone over the age of 16)
MINIMUM KIT LIST
Daily Personal Kit to be carried or worn:
- Mid layer / shirt
- Fleece / jumper
- Trousers (NOT Jeans)
- Waterproof jacket
- Waterproof trousers
- Walking boots
- Gloves / mitts
To be carried (* can be supplied by Moorland Adventure)
- Map 1:25,000 white peak OL24 (other maps like the 1:25,000 Dark Peak OL1 and Harveys 1:40,000 Peak District may be used later in the course)
- Compass * (Silva type 4 or similar)
- Headtorch *
- 1st Aid kit
- Walking poles (preferably 2)
- Packed lunch
- Emergency food
Group Kit (Provided by Moorland Adventure)
- Emergency Shelter
- Spare map
- Spare compass
- Blizzard blanket
This list is the basic kit required for daily walking trips. You may wish to carry other kit (camera, pace counters etc.)
All the kit should be carried in a good rucksack (can be provided by Moorland Adventure) with a waterproof liner.
Please contact Moorland Adventure if any kit is required.