Navigation Activity (3 of 4) - Workshop

Lecture: Wilderness Navigation Course

Navigation Activity (3 of 4) - Workshop - Fairfield Inn, Bellevue

The third of four activities required to complete the Foothills Wilderness Navigation course.

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  • Easy
  • When:
    7:00 to 9:00 PM, Check-in starts at 6:30. Please arrive early.
  • Where: 
    Fairfield Inn & Suites, 14595 NE 29th Place, Bellevue, WA. 98007

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This is an In-Person activity. It requires that every participant be vaccinated; wears a mask and provides proof of vaccination at the door.

Sign up
Before you can sign up for this activity as a student, you first need to sign up and pay for the "Wilderness Navigation Course - Foothills" (the link to that course is to the right).  Instructors do not need to pay.

Both the online Map & Compass and GPS activities must be completed before attending the Workshop. 

See the main Course Page and/or the Curriculum Summary for more detail on this activity.  The link to the main course is to the right  

Please come prepared. After completing the two Online components, you should be prepared with the following:

  • Gaia GPS App Loaded on Device
  • Recorded at least one track yourself
  • Recorded at least one waypoint
  • Device fully charged

Day of Online Workshop

  • What to have on hand
    * Headlamp
    * Magnifying lens to help with reading map fine details 
    * Sharp pencil(s) - mechanical pencils work great.
    * Paper for taking notes.

  •  Maps
    Will be provided. 

  • Required Equipment and Course Materials
    Please see the Required Equipment and Course Materials tabs on the Course page for additional information. 

Rescheduling or cancellation

Online Workshop registration closes the Friday before the Workshop.  If you must cancel or reschedule, please do so as soon as you can to make room for people on the waitlist.  After registration closes you can make changes by contacting the course leader or contacting Member Services.

Come prepared to instruct students who likely have a wide range of experience:

  1. Attend the Online Workshop Instructor training
  2. Review the GPS Online Module and prepare your own smartphone with Gaia GPS.

Fairfield Inn, Bellevue

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See Course Materials tab and Required Equipment Tab on the Course page for more details on these items.

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