Basic Navigation Course - Everett - 2015

Navigation Course

Basic Navigation Course

Learn to use a map, compass, and altimeter for trip planning and navigation in the back country.

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Everett's Basic Navigation Course is a single-day event that teaches how to use a topographic map, compass, and altimeter for back country navigation. The course also emphasizes advance preparation, terrain reckoning, and route finding as a team responsibility. It includes lectures, indoor exercises, and outdoor navigation instruction and hands-on practice.

While this course is primarily intended for students of courses where graduation from the Navigation course is required, it is open to anyone interested in improving their land-based navigation skills. This course may be taken as a stand-alone course. There are no prerequistes.

Available Classes;

March 7, 2015 - Camp Edward - 7:30AM - 6PM

March 28, 2015 - Camp Pigott - 7:30AM - 6PM






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Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

Required Equipment

Approved Compass - Compass requirements

Boots, gloves and appropriate Clothing for inclemate wilderness travel

Maps will be provided

Course Materials

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