Wilderness Navigation Class

Wilderness Navigation
Class Details
Date: Jul 19, 2014
Duration: 9am - 4pm
Location: Monroe, WA
Instructors: Alderleaf staff
Cost: $85

wilderness orienteering class

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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