Staying Found: On-Trail Navigation Class (For General Membership) - Foothills - 2015

Navigation Course

Staying Found: On-Trail Navigation Class - Foothills (For General Membership)

Staying Found: On-Trail Navigation Class. This session is for Mountaineers members who are not enrolled in the Backpacking Building Blocks course and are not qualifying activity leaders.

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IF YOU ARE ENROLLED IN THE BACKPACKING BUILDING BLOCKS COURSE OR ARE A QUALIFYING ACTIVITY LEADER, DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION - PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE VERSION OF THE COURSE DESIGNATED FOR B3 STUDENTS AND QUALIFYING ACTIVITY LEADERS. 

This hands-on field training day, to be held in the Tradition Lake area of Tiger Mountain State Park, will focus on skills and practice to become confident reading a topographic map against the features of the terrain around you, get important information from a compass and altimeter, and maintain a steady awareness of where you are as well as how to find yourself if you get temporarily misplaced. 

Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

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Required Equipment

Required:  Compass with adjustable declination is required (sighting mirror helpful);  Ten Essentials, including warm clothing and raingear; clipboard and pencil; accurate timepiece (digital is best)

Altimeter is recommended but not required

Course Materials

There are no materials for this course.