Local map and compass

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Provide a route near the meeting place to navigate with a combination of bearings and grid refs


Local Map (1:25000) and a planned Route


Prepare a list of instructions (bit like a route card) with some of the points given by a bearing and distance and the others by compass bearing. The Cubs must then navigate the route and provide either the bearing they have walked or the Grid reference of the destination


  • compass bearings outdoor
  • Map reader

Badge Links

  • Map Reader - Compass points
  • Map Reader - Grid References
  • Map Reader - Home and HQ