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The blog for walkers and navigators.

NNAS Navigation training

So what is NNAS Navigation training?

A structured programme of Personal Navigation Skills training courses, accredited by the National Navigation Award Scheme, to enable Map Reading and Compass skills for adults who wish to extend their ability to walk and explore more in the countryside - safely.


Compass Hill Skills offer NNAS Bronze courses - giving 18 hours of tuition and assessment over 2 days. We offer our NNAS Silver courses over 2 or 3 days depending on requirements.

We operate our NNAS Navigation courses within easy reach of London on the Essex / Suffolk borders, and NNAS Silver courses in Kent, Derbyshire, Brecon Beacons. We will soon will offer NNAS Gold courses in Derbyshire, The Lake District and Snowdonia. 


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Hi and welcome to Compass Blog.

We will be posting here with regards to all things hill walking, navigation, training, ventures and expeditions.

We aim to share our experiences, trips and tips with you and hope that you find it informative and will interact by posting responses.

Thank you and enjoy :-)


Safe walking



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