Basic Wilderness Skills - Nav

Basic Wilderness Skills - Nav

Getting Started Hiking course - Part 2. Learn how to read topo maps & undertand navigation terms, This is the second of 2 workshops and focuses on navigation - map/compass learning.
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Wilderness skills course dates are - 2 Saturday workshops (5/13 & 6/10) , 1 stewardship fieldtrip (usually first Sat. in June, 6/3/17).

A "new hiker" course -  this is the second of two workshops for the Basic Wilderness Skills course.  Learn backcountry navigation. We will review how to use & read topographical (topo) maps, learn the parts of a compass, how to take/follow bearings and then go practice for a couple hours in Magneson park.

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