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REI Backcountry Navigation With A Map & Compass - Level 1

Price: $69 - $79

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REI Backcountry Navigation with a Map and Compass Level 1
Sat, Sep 28th, 2019 | 10:00am-2:00pm add to your calendarGoogle CalendarOutlook / iCal
Sat, Oct 26th, 2019 | 11:00am-3:00pm add to your calendarGoogle CalendarOutlook / iCal
Sat, Nov 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am-3:00pm add to your calendarGoogle CalendarOutlook / iCal
Sat, Dec 28th, 2019 | 11:00am-3:00pm add to your calendarGoogle CalendarOutlook / iCal
During this field outing, our instructors will help you understand the information provided on your map, the proper use of your compass and how to put the two together while planning your trip and on the trail. We will cover the tricks of the trade relating to backcountry navigation as we apply our knowledge on the trail establishing a route, navigating the route and making necessary adjustments in the field.

* Learn how to read topographic lines and other basic features on a map
* Learn how to orient a map to match the environment both with and without a compass
* Learn basic compass features and how to utilize the map with a compass
* Learn how to plot your current position on your map
* Use a map & compass to navigate to new locations
* Build confidence in your navigation skills

Greenway Farms

5051 Gann Store Road - Hixson, TN 37343
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