Contour masterclass (Sunday) a session for MTA autumn conference (23/11/2019 - 24/11/2019)

24/11/2019 - 24/11/2019

Derwent Hill Outdoor Centre

Non-residential starting from £0.00

About

Open to all Mountain Leader trainees or Mountain Leader award holders this is an opportunity to consolidate on areas of personal performance, especially useful for those considering assessment and is intended to look at current ideas, techniques and practices.

There will be plenty of opportunity to ask as many questions as you like, seek advice where needed and to practice the areas of the syllabus that you feel you need to. Part of the workshop will focus on some simple ways to understand contours and how to use them in navigation using contour only maps and will include relating map to ground and identifying slope angles and aspect, Identifying features and positions , method of relocations and route strategy using solely contours. 

Equipment to bring:

~ the usual personal gear for a full day out in the mountains
~ compass
~ watch
~ mapcase (essential because the contour-only maps are not waterproof) 
~ 1:25000 map (OL6, Lake District SW sheet)

Where And When

Start
24/11/2019 09:30
End
24/11/2019 16:15
Total Days
1
Maximum Bookings
6
Bookings
6
Venue
Derwent Hill Outdoor Centre
Town
Keswick
County
Cumbria
Postcode
CA12 5RD
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
54.60143
Longitude
-3.15943

CPD Points

CPD Points
1.00

Contact

Provider
Mountain Training Association
Telephone
01628 720272
Email

Booking

  • Non Residential

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