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Winter puts greater demands on the navigator, snow can obscure paths, rivers can be covered and the visibility very poor. To navigate confidently you need to have faith in your own skills. We will begin with a recap of some navigation basics before spending the majority of the day in the mountain environment to develop those skills and confidence.
An essential one day to equip you with the knowledge and skills to plan and execute a winter hill walk.
Summer navigation experience is desirable, in addition you must be proficient with use of ice axe and crampons.
We strongly recommend that you have been on a winter skills course prior to attending. This means the day can be spent focusing on developing your navigation skills.
This is a great follow-up to any winter skills course that will focus on the details of navigation and is an opportunity to build your confidence before heading out on your own winter adventures.
You should aim to arrive at Glenmore Lodge by 08.45 allowing a little time to visit the store which is open from 08.30 and collect a packed lunch so the group is ready to meet the instructor at 09.00.
The main topics to be covered are:
The programme is fairly flexible taking into account individual needs and aims, weather, etc.
|Date24/01/24||Cost (with accommodation)Call Us – Prices from £60pn||Cost (no accommodation)£100.00||Places|
|Date12/02/24||Cost (with accommodation)Call Us – Prices from £60pn||Cost (no accommodation)£100.00||Places|
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Use of kit
Packed lunch and afternoon tea each day
Accommodation in an en-suite bedroom.
Breakfast on each course day (except one day and back-to-back courses).
Dinner on each course day (except the final day, and on one day or back-to-back courses).
Use of the facilities at Glenmore Lodge.
Linen is provided along with a towel, you may wish to bring an extra towel if you would like to use the facilities.
YOU WILL NEED (Glenmore Lodge can provide if required)
EQUIPMENT YOU NEED TO BRING WHICH WE DO NOT HAVE IN THE STORES
What will you need to bring? Listed here are the essentials; this is not an exhaustive list.
Map information – we encourage everyone on mountain courses to have a map covering the Northern Cairngorms with a 10km radius from the ski area. There are a range of scales and maps available OS 1:50,000, OS 1:25,000 and Harvey Map 1:40,000.
If you have digital mapping and can print off map sheets a suggested area would be:
NW corner NH8514 NE corner NJ0314
SW corner NN8593 SE corner NO0393
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