Trail Running mag – idiot’s guide to using a compass

Mountain Leader and Fell Running Guide Dave Taylor (based in the Peak District) shows you the basics of compass use for running navigation. You can book him at


Mad Dog Survival says:

Great simple demo mate!best wishes

Ian Whitelegg says:

Dave, do you not need to adjust your bearing to take into account the difference between grid north and magnetic north? Else over longer distances your bearing would be inaccurate. The amount to adjust by is given on OS maps and is in the region of 3 degrees?

Les Jackson says:

Thanks for the little refresher, I hadn’t done this since Outdoor Pursuits in school.It was very helpful.

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