Wilderness Navigation Class
Date: Jul 19, 2014
Duration: 9am - 4pm
Location: Monroe, WA
Instructors: Alderleaf staff
Learn how to use map & compass, as well as aid-less navigation techniques, for traveling in the wilderness. Orienteering skills are a crucial component of wilderness survival for finding your way and lost prevention.
This class covers reading topographic maps, utilizing different types of compasses, as well as seven methods of aid-less navigation. Aid-less navigation techniques allow you to find your way even without a map and compass. The course is a combination of instruction and experiential activities on the landscape.
In this course you will:
- Learn how to read topographic maps
- Understand how to use a compass
- Learn seven methods of aid-less navigation
- Practice map reading and compass use
- Practice navigation with a fun orienteering challenge
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