Tag Archives: navigating

Navigation Task for Fell Runners #1

Here’s a taste of the type of challenge I set on my Navigation for Runners courses. Runners were tasked with getting from point A to point B; a tiny pond high on relatively featureless moorland.  The pond is only visible … Continue reading

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SplashMaps Review Every so often I come across a product that I find really useful, different or interesting. SplashMaps are exactly that.  These lightweight fabric maps are washable, wearable and durable as well as being aesthetically pleasing.  Unlike paper maps they won’t … Continue reading

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Fell Runners Association Navigation Course

The Fell Runners Association holds two navigation courses every year. The Spring course from Kettlewell YHA in the Yorkshire Dales is sometimes held in warm sunshine… but not this year – winter returned! The aim of the course is to … Continue reading

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Navigating when it’s Grim

Teaching navigation skills in bad weather is a good thing… …and the last week has been particularly “grim”.  Cold, windy days with the Peak District hills hidden away under a heavy blanket of low cloud.  Normally, running in these conditions … Continue reading

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