Orienteering in the mountains, 1-day Introductory course in the Urbasa Range, Navarra

Discover all the secrets of the mountains and how to safely explore them on this wonderful orienteering trip in the Urbasa Range, Spain with Andoni, a UIMLA mountain guide.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range

Pyrenees

People per Guide

8 people

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Apr

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
  • Learn all about compasses, maps and other techniques for future trips.

  • Orienteering is key for those who visit the mountains often.

  • Learn new skills while in a beautiful setting.

 

Orienteering is key to enjoy any activity in the mountains. Follow me on a unique experience in the Urbasa Range, Spain where I’ll teach you how to orient yourself with a compass and a map.

On this unique experience, I’ll teach you the following concepts:

  • Theoretical aspects of cartography and compass.
  • Practice of directions.
  • Exiting the mountain with group members taking care of the guidance.
  • Bivouac techniques: sleeping in the open.
  • What equipment to take to the mountains.

You’ll need to bring warm clothes, hiking boots, flashlight, water and snacks, cellphone, compass, pencil and ruler.

Our learning experience will take place in the beautiful Urbasa Range, in the northwest of Navarra. This impressive mountain range forms, together with the Andia mountain-range, the Urbasa and Andia Natural Park, a stunning park covered in beech forests. The park offers several activities for outdoor enthusiasts and dazzling sightseeing spots.

So send your request and learn all about orienting yourself in the mountain. After this, you’ll be ready to tackle any adventure.

If you are looking for more adventures in Spain, make sure to check out the trips I offer for a hiking half-day to the caverns in the Urkiola Natural Park and a canyoning and walking weekend in Aínsa.

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
45 EUR

Group of 2
45 EUR

Group of 3
45 EUR

Group of 4
45 EUR

Group of 5
45 EUR

Group of 6
45 EUR

Group of 7
45 EUR

Group of 8
45 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Group equipment
  • Personal Insurance
 Price is to per person to join a group and does not include transport.
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

All Levels

Fitness level required

Occasional

More info

Kids need to fill out an authorization form to participate.

 

About the Guide

 
 

I am a Mountain Leader Sports Technician and Canyoning Guide, certified by AEGM and UIMLA. Being a guide has allowed me to turn my hobbies into my profession. I love conveying my passion for adventure sports and nature to each one of my clients and look forward to welcoming you on my tours.

 
 
FROM 45 EURper person
 

 

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