We will provide a choice of courses at various Technical Difficulties (TD) – Levels 1 – 5, where TD1 is the easiest and TD5 is the most difficult.

TD1: M/W10B, White colour-coded course
TD2: M/W10A, M/W12B, Yellow colour-coded course
TD3: M/W12A, M/W14B, Orange colour-coded course
TD4: M/W14A, M/W16B, Light Green colour-coded course
TD5: Green colour-coded course
TD5: All Other Courses

The following is an explanation of the colour-coded courses:


Technically easy with most controls on paths. Where paths don’t exist, a taped route may be necessary. Mainly used by 6-10-year-olds and family groups.


Uses linear features like paths, walls, and streams. Mainly used by under 12s and family groups.


Involves basic use of the compass and route choice. Ideal for competent youngsters or novice adults.

Light Green

Uses simple contour and point features. Ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase.


Very hard navigational difficulty. Mostly used by experienced under 18s and adults wanting a short but challenging course.