Lost and no way home? Navigation Course

Walk Leader: Huw Dullea Treads and Trails

Date: Friday 29th June 2012 6:30p.m.

Start & finish point: Chepstow Tourist Information Centre (ST536942) Postcode: NP16 5EY

Distance: Up to 2 miles

Time to walk: 2 to 2.5 hours

Description: Are you new to walking or want to attempt more challenging walks but are concerned about getting lost? Perhaps you walk regularly but want to update your skills? Then Monmouthshire Walking Festival has an event for you! We’ve teamed up with Treads and Trails (one of Monmouthshire’s leading outdoor activity companies) to offer a navigation course for walkers.

The course will consist of an introduction to the basic principles followed by a practical session to develop your skills. The course will last 2 to 2.5 hours and aims to develop your skills in map reading and navigation.

Note: This is a repeat of the course held on Tuesday 26th June at The Raglan Arms, Llandenny.

For your rucksack: Your compass, handheld GPS or GPS enabled mobile phone.

Price: £5 per ticket

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