FAQ: What level of navigation or map reading ability do I need?

Only the Back Before Dark 10km is flagged, on longer challenges (25-100km) you’ll be met by volunteers only at checkpoints.
If taking on the Copper or Bronze Challenge, we would expect you to be honestly able to state: “I can make sense of a normal ordnance survey map to find my way around, even if I don’t use the compass”. If this isn’t you, we ask you to book a beginners (Level 1) navigation course with @wilderness_development (or a different organisation) or join a guided team around the Peak District Challenge.

More info and entries at peak-district-challenge.com ⛰🗺 ⛰

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