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Giving you the skills to navigate in the hills and mountains

Date Duration Cost Bookings
TBC TBC £40 Taking Bookings

Revising the skills from the basic and introductory course we will now develop your strategies for use in complex terrain such as the mountains and moorland of the United Kingdom.

We run one or two day courses in all areas of the UK.

We look at;

  • Poor visibility navigation
  • Timing and pacing
  • Relocation
  • Slope aspect
  • Strategies such as aiming off and attack points

We will provide;

  • A fully qualified Summer Mountain Leader as a minimum
  • Full day itinerary based on the groups experience, fitness and objectives
  • Kit list
  • Photographs

£40 per person with a minimum of 4 people for the course to run. Please note that prices are for instruction and guiding only and do not include accommodation, transport and meal costs. We can provide recommendations for accommodation if required.

Why book with us?
RockRiver Expeditions are a family run company who pride themselves in delivering the best adventurous experience to one and all. We believe in a client centred approach to experiential learning in a friendly and approachable manner, working with our fully qualified instructors and coaches helping you to fulfil your dreams and ambitions.
Course Itinerary

The itinerary for the day can be built around your wants and needs of the discipline based upon your previous skills and experience. In general terms for someone who has very little knowledge of navigation the following sample itinerary will give a guide.

  • Map types, scales, conventional signs
  • Compass, cardinal points, roamers, magnetic north
  • UK grid system, grid references, grid north
  • Map orientation techniques
  • Contour Interpretation
  • Timing & Pacing
  • Bearings & Relocation
  • Slope Aspect
  • Navigational Strategies
What's Included
The following is included within the price.

  • Fully qualified instructor
  • Safety Equipment
What's Not Included
The following are not included in the price

  • Transport to and from the venue
  • Accommodation if required
Course Kit List
You will need to supply all of your own equipment for the course including the following.

  • Suitable clothing to be out in the British weather
  • Feel free to bring your map & compass
  • Suitable footwear, appropriate for walking off trails
  • Lunch/drink/flask
  • Small rucksack
Fitness & Training
To get the best out of the course you should arrive fit and well. If you have any doubts about your fitness levels please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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