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Our guiding section:
The Mountain Guide
Activity   Walking, hiking and trekking
Description  Target Group
This course is intended for people who are getting involved in or are already involved in hiking and want to develop sound navigational skills. It focuses on giving you strong navigation skills using a step-by-step method, allowing you to master one skill before moving on to the next.

Duration
This course lasts 2½ days.

Prerequisites
Participants will need good walking shoes, a water bottle, sun-block, a hat and a small backpack as well as a functioning brain.
Availability And Numbers
This workshop is available on demand with a minimum of 4 participants and a maximum of 12.

Content
Topics covered in this workshop are:

1. Maps and what they show
2. The compass, how it works and how to use it
3. Grid systems and plotting positions
4. Techniques of navigation
5. Route-finding
6. Limited visibility navigation

The workshop is designed to give you a good grounding in navigation as well as the confidence to navigate in trying circumstances.

Type   Workshop
Cost  R 1,000.00 Per person

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