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
Register for the Wilderness Navigation Class
Return from Wilderness Navigation Class back to Courses
Get our free survival mini-guide, Thriving in the Outdoors: The Six Keys to Wilderness Survival, which complements our free monthly wilderness skills tips - the Alderleaf eNewsletter. Learn more