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Workshop - Navigation Intermediate

If you already have excellent map reading skills or attended the previous workshop, this navigational follow-up workshop will help you become an expert by learning to use a compass and micro navigation. Come for the 8k educational adventure and the beautiful scenery.
Workshop - Navigation Intermediate
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Sat 23rd Oct 2021
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Aldbury, United Kingdom
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20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Musette Cafe, Church Farm, Station Rd, Aldbury, Tring HP23 5RS, UK
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Workshop - Navigation Intermediate
Route information
Starting in the quaint village of Aldbury, you will traverse the fantastic local trails with an International Mountain expert on a 5k loop. You will be taught some theory and skills before embracing the beautiful countryside of Hertfordshire. This 8k (5 mile loop) will allow you to put your new skills into practices as you will spend most of the day out on the trails, finishing around 3pm. Feel the trail beneath you feet and fill your lungs with fresh countryside air. The town and surrounding area is so scenic that it has been the backdrop to many famous films such as Bridget Jones' Diary. See if you can spot some of the filming locations.
What's included
  • Instruction on navigation by qualified instructor (theory and practical)
  • Bag storage
  • Amazing scenery
How to get there
Musette Cafe, Church Farm, Station Rd, Aldbury, Tring HP23 5RS, UK
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By Car
The adventure starts in Aldbury, so if you are using a sat nav please follow the directions to the following address: Musette Cafe, Church Farm, Station Road, Aldbury, Tring HP23 5RS. There is plenty of on-site parking available.
There is plenty of on-site parking available.
By Train
The Musette Cafe is within walking distance from Tring station, only a 40-minute journey from London Euston.
Event day logistics
09:00 Start time
As this is an educational experience this workshop is only open for intermediate maps readers. Whether you are a runner, hiker or someone wanting to embrace the great outdoors this event caters for all your fitness abilities.
Mandatory Kit List
Covid-19 Safety
  • Face Covering
  • Hand sanitiser
Recommended Kit List
  • Wicking top and shorts / leggings
  • Socks
  • Trail running shoes (or shoes with sufficient tread)
  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone including the number of you Run Leader and Event Director (please make sure it's in a waterproof case or bag)
  • Whistle
  • Personal first aid kit (including sun-cream, blister packs and essentials)
  • Water bottles or bladder pack
  • Snacks
  • Lightweight pack (maximum 12 litres)
  • Trail Poles
Weather Dependent Items
  • Lightweight waterproof jacket
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and gloves
  • Dry bags
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What time does the Technical Series Intermediate Navigational workshop start?
The navigation workshop starts at 9am and is expected it to finish around 3pm.
What do I need to bring to the Technical Series Intermediate Navigation workshop?
A full kit list has been provided under the Raceday panel.
Can I travel to the start of the class on public transport to the Technical Series Navigation workshop?
Yes, Tring Train Station is only a short walk from the start of the workshop and connects directly with London.
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