Advanced Sat Nav – Peak District – Dark Peak

£175.00

Advanced Sat Nav and GPS Courses are two days and cost £175.00 (course only)

The Advanced Sat Nav and GPS Course is ideal if you want to practice the most useful and advanced GPS/Sat Nav features in the field and interface with a PC or Mac to manage your device, maps, routes, waypoints and tracks etc. It is also ideal for search managers, incident commanders, group leaders etc who need to be fully proficient with dynamic mapping.

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Description

Course Description

You want to learn

  • How to perfect your skills and reach the highest levels of understanding
  • Practice the most useful and advanced GPS/Sat Nav features in the field and interfacing with a PC or Mac to manage your device, maps, routes, waypoints and tracks etc
  • How to set up and follow routes accurately, back tracking, proximity alarms, etc
  • Learn how GPS/SatNavs work, their strengths and weaknesses in different environments
  • How to build and load custom maps (e.g. campus or country park), overlay with Google Earth, and to plan, manage and track progress and areas walked.This is ideal for search managers, group leaders, or professionals needing to accurately map and cover an area in urban, rural or in any challenging environment.

Location

The beautiful Peak District was the UK’s first National Park and is the site of the first mass trespass in 1932, opening up the hills for everyone as the start of the right to roam. So it really is the birth of hill walking in the UK!

Its 555 square miles is split to the north by the rugged Dark Peak, and to the south to the gentler, rolling and stunning White Peak.

The Dark Peak is ideal for navigation training. Famous areas such as Bleaklow and Kinder Scout offer wild and remote terrain, often with large expanses of featureless moor so your instructor can really help you hone your micro navigation. From gritstone crags, to reservoirs and wide cloughs and grouphs, the Dark Peak provides you a fantastic mix of terrain upon which to learn navigation at all levels, and right where it all started!

Accommodation

Windy Harbour Farm Hotel

The Windy Harbour Farm Hotel, situated in a rural location just outside Glossop, in Derbyshire. With views over the Woodhead and Longdendale we are in an unrivalled position on the edge of the Peak District. Windy Harbour Farm Hotel, in Glossop, is a family owned business offering a warm welcome, home cooked food and a well stocked bar often serving speciality cask ales.

Our twin and double rooms, all en-suite, are each individually furnished.

When booking simply quote “Ultimate Navigation School” for a special room rate.

This hotel is where the course will start from and end at each day, so is an ideal location.

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Map – The Windy Harbour is ideally suited to walk out onto Bleaklow and the Dark Peak

If our recommended hotel is full, we suggest an alternative hotel close by for you – Wind in the Willows

Additional information

Weekend

January 18th – 19th 2020

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