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Course Overview: Map & Compass Navigation
Become comfortable with your map and compass and leave this course actually able to problem solve and navigate in the field.
*Understanding the topographic map and it's features
*Understanding and using a navigation compass
*Triangulation (finding your position when lost/your current location is unkown) *Learning to use the UTM system and plot co-ordinates on a map
*"Shooting a bearing"
*Forming a reverse azimuth
*Forming a navigation line
*Problem solving in difficult terrain
*Successful students receive a certificate in basic map and compass!
$125 per person
2017 Schedule & Location
9am-2pm (arrive early to ensure parking)
Monrovia Canyon Park
1200 Canyon Park rd Monrovia, Ca
What To Bring
Water bottle, lunch, compass with adjustable ("geared") declination. Only recommended models; Suunto MC-2 and Suunto Global