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Navigation Skills For Beginners

Join Gaby from Skylark Guiding for a one day course in Mugdock Country Park for women who want to grow their confidence using maps and compass for navigating in the countryside, on paths and tracks.

Navigation Skills For Beginners

About Navigation Skills For Beginners

8th July 2024
2nd November 2024
9.30am - 5pm
Mugdock Country Park
Mugdock Country Park Milngavie, Mugdock G62 8EL
£45
Event organiser/part of Skylark Guiding Ltd: Guided Walks for Women
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Small group of maximum 6 for lots of one to one time.

There is be a short indoor session first introducing different kinds of maps, identifying map symbols, and understanding contour lines.

We then spend the rest of the day outdoors to plan and implement simple routes. You'll learn how to:
- orientate the map using a compass,
- plan and implement simple routes,
- measure distance on the map and on the ground
- relate prominent landforms such as large hills and glens to the map

Who is this for?
This day is suitable for those who have not used maps and compasses before.

Please see event website for more details.

Additional Dates: 02 November 2024

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