Learn how to use a compass and a cartographic map. You will never lose your bearings.

Theoretical-practical course adapted and personalised to the experience and needs of the students:

  • Cartography: Handling and use of maps. Scales, slope lines, symbology.
  • Interpretation and identification of natural areas on maps.
  • Obtaining UTM coordinates and searching for them.
  • Understanding the compass, obtaining and following compass bearings.
  • Orientation with and without compass in natural terrain, references and essential parameters.
  • Orientation Testing: Standards, Techniques and Strategies.
  • Putting into practice what has been learnt in an orientation

Depending on the capacity of the group and the duration of the course, the subject matter will be further developed.

Rates: Orientation Course


Details: Orientation Course

  • LOCATION: Various locations.
  • DURATION: 1 to 4 days.
  • LEVELS: Beginners, improvement and advanced.
  • MINIMUM GROUP: 4 students.
  • MINIMUM AGE: 14 years old.
    For full details, please see the course fact sheet.
  • TECHNICAL DATA SHEET: Open file in pdf
  • GENERAL CONDITIONS: Open file in pdf

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