Map Reading and Navigation – 2nd and 3rd March CANCELLED

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Sorry, this event has had to be cancelled due to a short notice commitment. Apologies to all, however it will be re-scheduled soon.


A fun filled weekend for those who wish to learn and practice the skills required to read a map, and navigate effectively. Will include a presentation on Saturday followed by an orienteering competition on the Sunday

Walk itinerary: 
Meet at the CSA at 13:00 (Saturday) ; Cafe Bookshop 10:30 (Sunday)                                     Total length: Presentation will be 2-3 hours,                                                             Orienteering will be approximately 3 hours (5km)                                                                     Return: circa 15:00 hours

Map reading, compass skills and navigation are considered by many to be an essential skill, and gives you as walkers the freedom to plan and navigate at anytime, for anyone. This workshop will provide you with the basic knowledge required for you to read a map, and then consolidate these skills on the Sunday in an orienteering competition (Location to be confirmed)

The Cost will be free for all members and £3 for non-members

Please sign the sheet in the CSA to confirm your participation

Confirm your participation, latest by Friday the 22nd at 16:00, by signing the sheet in the CSA

Skills will include; Using a map and understanding the symbols, using a compass, bearings, how to relocate yourself when lost, planning a safe route and others

Note: There is transport involved and only limited seats available. So, HURRY UP!!! You will not be able to turn up on the day without prior booking