Night Navigation for Mountain Leaders

07/11/2022 - 07/11/2022

Bleaklow, Peak District

Bookings start from £40.00

About

Workshop Content

A stand-alone 4hr night-time course, focusing on developing your skills to navigate confidently and effectively in darkness or poor visibility. A full immersion course that will reward your commitment to less sleep for a night by giving you the skills to tackle the night navigation element of your assessment.

This is a unique course that asks you to consider and refine your approach to navigation as a whole, alongside delving into the finer detail that’s often missed. When developing your night-navigation it’s worth considering every last increment of precision, since this can really matter at night. This course looks into all the areas where you can make small changes, alongside developing an overall approach to navigation that will help you see things more clearly, even in the confidence-sapping darkness! For some, the content of these courses can be quite instrumental in shaping the way they navigate, giving confidence and considerable improvements in skill during the day and night.

Who will be delivering this workshop?

This workshop will be delivered by Jake Phillips, who is the chief instructor at Adventure Expertise, which is based in Hathersage in the Peak District. Jake has been delivering training courses in hillwalking, climbing and mountaineering in the UK and overseas for the past 14 years. He holds the WMCI qualification and is an ML course director. He can regularly be found instructing and coaching on the Mountain Leader, Lowland Leader & Rock climbing Instructor courses, as well as the various skills courses, that Adventure Expertise provide.

What shall I bring with me?

You may find that a camera, smartphone or good old pen and paper may be useful to make notes during the workshop. You will need to be dressed for weather conditions encountered on the day, we’ll be on the hill all evening as such please don’t forget to bring some food and snacks. Maps can be provided however if you have a copy of OS OL1 Dark Peak then please bring this along with you. Please don’t forget to check that your headtorch has enough charge/power or that you have a spare or spare batteries.

How do I book on?

You can book your place by clicking on the link below:

https://adventure-expertise.co.uk/qualifications-training/mta-workshops/

Adventure Expertise provides Lowland Leader, Expeditions Skills Module, Mountain Leader, and Rock Climbing Instructor courses for Mountain Training England.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE EVENT

Your CPD record - If you attend this event and it counts as CPD, your CPD point/s will automatically be added to your record in due course - you will not need to add it yourself.

Please allow up to 2 weeks for the workshop provider to complete the event in the system and assign you your CPD, thank you.

Where And When

Start
07/11/2022 18:00
End
07/11/2022 22:00
Total Days
1
Maximum Bookings
4
Bookings
4
Venue
Bleaklow, Peak District
Town
Glossop
County
Derbyshire
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
53.43270
Longitude
-1.85694

CPD Points

CPD Points
0.50

Provider

Name
Mountain Training Association
Phone
01433 651449
Website
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