Hill Skills - One Day Training

Hill Skills - One Day Training

On this one day introduction to navigation course, you will learn the basic skills needed to explore the mountains safely. It will help you to recognise topographical features and translate them to the map and transfer the information on the map to the landscape. You will learn how to take a compass bearing and plan your route in the mountains. There will be a session in the classroom, before heading out to the hills to practice the skills learnt.


Hill Skills course content includes: 

  • Map reading skills 

  • Feature recognition

  • Navigation & relocation techniques 

  • Compass introduction

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  • Our Hill Skills courses take place in the Nephin Beg/Achill Mountain Ranges.  With classroom work held Newport or Mulranny, Co Mayo. 

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