Wilderness Navigation Course Current Status

This page will have the current 2020/2021 course status and other important updates

 covid-19 and the impact on this course 1/15/2021

Here is the latest on the corona-virus from The Mountaineers:



  • The course is now closed.
  • If you were not able to complete the 2020 course and would like to apply to the 2021 course, go to the Seattle Navigation Committee home page for the Nav course rollover application. 
  • If you applied for Equivalency Status for the 2020 course and did not complete,  reach out to the Dante (dantegd@protonmail.com) to discuss your options


  • spring

    • There will be an "invite only" course for 2021 Seattle Alpine Scrambling, 2021 Seattle Basic Climbing (students that need the full course), Hike and Backpack Leaders, and intermediate snowshoe students.  See your course leaders for more information.
  • FALL
    • Seattle is offering a Fall course.  Search the navigation courses and sign up.

Rhonda Halffman
Rhonda Halffman says:
Mar 21, 2020 09:27 AM

Thank you so much to the tremendous volunteer team for all of the great communications. Keep up the great work!

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