Mon, 11 Sept|
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre
4. Map Reading - Theory and Practice
Learn simple techniques to take the stress out of navigating with a map, and look at how to use mapping apps and GPS.
Time & Location
11 Sept 2023, 09:30 – 16:00
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre, Tan Bank, Wellington, Telford TF1 1LX, UK
About The Event
This all day event will introduce walkers to some simple techniques to take the stress out of navigating with a map.
In the morning we will work on navigation theory, and practise some of the techniques in and around Wellington Library.
After lunch we will put the theory into practice by using our navigation skills on a walk up into Limekiln Woods.
During the day the use of mapping apps and GPS will be introduced.
In addition to your walking gear, you will need a notebook and pen/pencil. If you have a compass please bring that as well.
Maps and teaching materials will be provided.
Bring packed lunch and drink, or buy supplies in Wellington.
Led by Chris Hogarth.
Moderate. 3 miles (afternoon session). 6 Hours
This is your ticket for the event. You do not need to print or bring this ticket with you. If you can’t attend the event, please let us know. Looking forward to seeing you.£0.00