Basic Navigation Course - Seattle
10/22/12 - 03/15/13
William S. Ashby (Qualified Youth Leader)
Seattle Mountaineers Program Center
Member: $50.00 / Non Member: $50.00
Cancellation and Refund Policy
A map & compass workshop at the Mountaineers Program Center (an evening).
A full day field trip at Heybrook Ridge near Index.
The course is held every year in multiple sessions from October through March. After signing up for and paying for the Course ($50) you should sign up for an evening workshop and an all-day field trip. The course is open to both Mountaineer members and non-members who are in reasonable physical condition with an interest in navigation. Note that members may get registration preference in some circumstances. The course is REQUIRED for Seattle Basic Climbing, Seattle Alpine Scrambling and Snowshoeing/Winter Travel. Students who complete the course will receive a Navigation card valid for 3 years.
A detailed description of the course, the USGS maps and type of compass required and the homework to be completed before the workshop are found in the GoGuide and at http://www.mountaineers.org/seattle/navigation
The Workshop takes place in the evening at the Mountaineer’s Program Center at Magnuson Park (7700 Sand Point Way NE). Click here to choose a workshop.
The Field trip is an all-day event at Heybrook Ridge near Index on SR 2. Click here to choose a field trip.
Students should sign up for one workshop and one field trip. You will receive a reminder for the events if you have a current e-mail address on file with the Mountaineers.
Please note that the opening date listed for Course registration may change after every navigation event for technical reasons.
09/03/12 @ 9:00 AM
03/01/13 @ 5:00 PM
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills, 8th ed
Basic Navigation - Everett