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2020 Nominee

The Mountain Men are about more than just camping. For 2020 we will run two different courses, The Hill Navigation and Safety Course is a 5hr course during which we will touch on how to deal with casualties (not first aid), emergency shelters and kit to carry when walking the hills. We will also teach you map reading and how to navigate using a map and a compass, the effective way.

Our 2nd course is more for the advanced navigator and covers winter navigation, you will be a confident navigator in standard conditions and ready to take the next step, the skills you have learned on the HNSC will stand you in good stead for this course but be warned the hills can look very different in full winter conditions.

We do run a 3rd course on request , our Hill Safety Course is a shortened version of our Hill Navigation and Safety Course, we run it over 3.5hrs. Whilst we do cover almost everything the same as per the Hill Navigation Course we will not have time at the end to confirm the skills have sunk in, we will still go through the same content however. This course is for people who just cannot make it out at weekends for whatever reason. 

Hill Navigation and Safety Course (5hrs)

Upcoming Hill Navigation Courses: Jan-March 2020

(all courses start 10am unless otherwise stated)

Feb 01: Ben Nevis Inn/Bunkhouse Car Park

Feb 09: Drumpellier Country Park, Coatbridge (fully booked)

Feb 23: Beech Tree Inn, Dumgoyne (fully booked)

Feb 29: Townhill Country Park, Dunfermline (fully booked)

Mar 01: Bennachie Hill Car Park/Aberdeen (fully booked)

Mar 14: Cathkin Country Park

Mar 15: Ness Island, Inverness

Mar 21: Peebles

Mar 22: Peebles (fully booked)

Winter Navigation Course (6hrs)

Upcoming Winter Navigation Courses:

(all courses start 10am unless otherwise stated)

 

None scheduled

 

When booking please ensure you click on the time of your selected course date to open up next booking stage

Hill Safety Course (3.5hrs)

Hill Navigation Course available on request suitable to availability. Contact us here to request

Upcoming Hill Safety Courses:

(All courses start 10:15am unless otherwise stated)

Feb 12: Parkgate Community Centre, Rosyth