19/03/2019 | Navigation Workshop Moderate walk

Walk overview

A Navigation Workshop suitable for all skill levels. There is no syllabus, we just gauge your current skill level and aim to move you on a bit. You will need dress warmly and bring waterproofs, stout footwear, a good packed lunch. If you own them a Silva (type 4) compass and OS sheet OL28 (laminated) would be useful, but these can be provided. There are 6 places on these popular courses, and the atmosphere is invariably relaxed and friendly. The cost is £20 per person and represents excellent value for money.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 19/03/2019 – 4:00 PM, 19/03/2019
Guide: Adrian Partridge
Start Location: Venford West (SX685712)
Cost: Adults – £20.00 Children (U16) – N/A
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07740983334 Best to text.
Email: adrian@hillwise.co.uk

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25/03/2019 | Natiional Navigation Award Scheme course Moderate walk

Walk overview

A 2 day non-residential course based on the East of Dartmoor and covering the syllabus of the NNAS Bronze Award. Entirely practical and ideal for those with limited navigation skills. The first day will start from Haytor Lower Car Park (Grid Ref 765771) and the second from the car park on Trendlebeare down ( I will show you where this is at the end of day 1, it is only a 5 minute drive from Haytor). Each day will run from 9 until 5 and there may be a little overnight “Homework”. The second day will include an element of assessment.
Skills covered include
Map Symbols and scales. Map orientation. Use of linear features as handrails. Judging distance. Contour appreciation. Route planning and understanding rights of way.
Good footwear, Waterproofs and a packed lunch are essential. If you have them, bring your own Laminated OS 1:25000 Dartmoor map and Silva type compass , although these can be provided, a permanent marker pen and a watch.
Please note there is a seperate £2 parking fee at Haytor now, not included in the course fee.

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 25/03/2019 – 5:00 PM, 26/03/2019
Guide: Adrian Partridge
Start Location: Haytor (Lower) (SX765771)
Cost: Adults – £70 Children (U16) – N/A
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07740983334 Best to text.
Email: adrian@hillwise.co.uk

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29/03/2019 | Natiional Navigation Award Scheme course Moderate walk

Walk overview

A 2 day fully practical non-residential course following the NNAS Silver syllabus and assessment criteria.
ideally you will have completed the NNAS bronze course already or be capable of completing tasks in the bronze syllabus (see www.nnas.org.uk).
Please bring full waterproofs including gaiters, a packed lunch, and dress warmly. If you own a Silva type compass (type 4 preferred) and a laminated OS sheet OL28 bring them too. Stout footwear is essential.

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 29/03/2019 – 5:00 PM, 30/11/2019
Guide: Adrian Partridge
Start Location: Venford West (SX685712)
Cost: Adults – £70.00 Children (U16) – N/A
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 01803 812280 or text 07740983334
Email: adrian@hillwise.co.uk

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