Day into night navigation course
Night time navigation
Do you have a good grasp of navigation and want to extend your skills into night navigation? Have you been on our improvers navigation course and want to take the next step into the ultimate in poor visibility navigation? If so, then this course is for you.
About day into night navigation course
The course is held in the Wicklow mountains.
This 1-day course starts at 2.00pm and extends into the evening to approximately 9.00pm
We will reprise some basic navigation techniques and cover the more advanced skills of route finding in poor visibility, including:
- Devising a navigation strategy.
- Pacing and timing over varying terrain.
- Walking on a compass bearing to locate a feature.
- Using navigation techniques including aiming off, tick features, catching features and attack points.
- Interpreting contour features on the map and on the ground.
- Relocation strategies.
- Using some/all of the above to successfully navigate at night.
This course is run at a maximum ratio of 1:6 to ensure each client gets the most out of the day
|MEETING POINT||Lynhams of Laragh, Laragh village 2.00pm|
|WHAT TO BRING||Good hiking boots and waterproof clothing are essential; hiking trousers are advised, (no jeans please); head-torch (essential); spare warm layer; hat and gloves; lunch and/or snacks; water or juice drink, (1.5 litres); small rucksack to carry it all in.|
How to get to the start:
To get to Laragh from Dublin take the N11 heading south. Get off at Kilmacanogue, (R775), and head for Roundwood. Go through Roundwood, then Annamoe and on to Laragh. Lynhams is on the corner by the bridge.
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