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Mountain Orienteering Course
curso orientación mapa y brújula

Two-day course, with overnight stay and half board included . It will be carried out in a guarded shelter or establishment with similar characteristics.


During the course we will deal with basic points and different orientation techniques , with the aim of planning an itinerary .  The course will have a theoretical part, but it will be eminently practical .



1. Basic concepts. Longitude latitude. projections.

2. The Map.

3. The Compass.

4. The Altimeter.

5. Other Orientation Techniques (Sun, Clock, Nature,...).

6. Digital cartography and GPS.


It includes:

  • Certified Mountain Guide with AEGM-UIMLA accreditation.

  • One night accommodation in Mountain Refuge.

  • A half board (dinner + breakfast).

  • Map 1:25,000 of the Western Massif of the Picos de Europa.

  • Accident insurance and RC.


Does not include:

  • Transport.

  • Any other item not mentioned as included.


  • Go with a compass with a transparent base. If you have a GPS, bring it too.  

  • There are blankets/quilts in the shelter and sheets can be rented. You can bring your sleeping bag or sheet bag.

  • The route may be altered depending on weather conditions, availability at the refuge and/or other types of circumstances, always keeping in mind the safety of the group.


Price: €200*  (VAT included). * Price per person.

Group: From 4 to 12 people. 

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