Event Date: 26 July 2019 - 26 July 2019 Location: Start at George Fisher
Join George Fisher staff member, Paul, a qualified Mountain Leader and Keswick Mountain Rescue Team member for a taster session on navigation and mountain safety.
The aim is to boost your personal confidence in using a map and compass to:
(This is not a GPS training course, though, this is 'navigation without batteries').
Cost: £20 per person, which will be donated in full to Keswick MRT
Duration: half-day (9 am to 1 pm)
Location: start from the George Fisher store
Numbers: 6 per session (min 4) Please book in advance.
Level of fitness: average hill-walking (expect to cover approx. 5 miles / 8 Km)
Experience: suitable for a full range of abilities, from complete beginners to more advanced
Clothing: please come prepared for the outdoors (boots, waterproofs, snack, drinks, hat and gloves, etc).
Equipment: maps and compasses provided (so that you can try different ones to see which you prefer)
Other prerequisites: none. (We reserve the right to exclude anyone for reasons of safety)
Exclusions: No upper age limit, children under 18 are welcome with their parent or guardian
If there’s enough interest, we may run longer, more advanced, or bespoke navigation sessions in future, too. We thoroughly recommend the full range of courses offered by More Than Mountains.
We may have other sessions running if you can't make this one. Please check our events page.
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