Map reading

Map reading

Man at awesome view

Planning a route

Map in the grass

Types of maps


Using a compass

Advice on how to use a compass.

GPS device

Using a GPS device

Advice on using a GPS device when out walking.


Walking guidebooks

Two feet walking

Calculating walking pace

How long you take to walk a specific distance, or how far you walk in a given time, will depend on a number of factors from your fitness level and the length of your stride to the number of stops you take to rest or enjoy your surroundings and any weight you’re carrying on you in a rucksack or backpack.