Navigation & Skills

At Pat Falvey Irish & Worldwide Adventures we provide training that covers all skills needed when you are trekking and climbing in the hills and mountains. Our two-day course covering navigation and rope skills provides you with the skills required to be confident and self-sufficient in all weather and across all upland terrain in Ireland.

Along with navigation skills, you will be introduced to rope techniques such as coiling, belaying, confidence roping, and knots. This course is ideal for those who wish to increase their skills level and who would like to feel confident that they can enjoy the hills and mountains and return safely.

Skills covered include:

  • Map reading
  • Feature recognition
  • Grid referencing
  • Basic compass skills
  • Clothing and equipment
  • Route planning
  • Movement on steep ground
  • Group control
  • Rope skills


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