AboutIntroduction to map-reading and compass work, this workshop combines navigation teaching with a walk so that participants get maximum opportunity to practice.
Level: 2 out of 5. The walk is gentle with a relaxed pace and several stops to practice navigation techniques but you need to be happy spending 3 hours covering 2-3 miles in hilly moorland terrain.
Cost: £20 adults. £10 Under 16's. Pre-booking essential. Click here to book: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/navigation-trainingrefresher-workshop-tickets-31785741007
Cancellation policy: The event will go ahead come rain or shine. Sorry no refunds unless event is postponed or cancelled.
Meeting point: Car park opposite Village Hall at Belstone (north east of village centre). Nearest postcode is EX20 1RB but please don't rely on this to get you to the exact place. Grid Reference is SX 621 938. Carsharing is recommended. Bus service 670 and 986.
What to bring: Map (OL28 Ordnance Survey map of Dartmoor), compass, lunch, drink, sunscreen, waterproof clothing (even if the forecast is fine!), warm layers and walking boots. For advice on compasses, Silva is recommended and a good source is, for example, Dash4it.co.uk www.dash4it.co.uk/accessories/accessory-type/compasses.html Any of the following would be fine: Silva Starter 8; Silva Field; Silva Ranger; Silva Expedition 4.
Risk: No liability accepted for accidents or incidents
£20 Adults. £10 Under 16