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Saturday, October 3, 2020, 9:00AM - 5:00PM
New Hampshire, White Mountains,
This one-day Map and Compass for beginners is designed for hikers seeking to gain skills in map reading and compass use. The course will offer one day of indoor and outdoor classroom instruction on the basics of using a map and compass. ITINERARY The following is a general schedule and is subject to change based on weather, trail conditions, and group abilities. Saturday 9:00am Classroom Session- Basics of Navigation 12:00 pm Sit down lunch 1:00pm-5 pm Field exercises using map & compass PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Combination of classroom instruction and field time practicing skills Multiple hands on activities offered throughout the day Skills learned will include: Basic map reading. Covers types of map, common map features, and what to look for when purchasing a map. Orienting a map using compass and using land features Basic compass use. Instruction on basic features of the compass, how to shoot bearings and follow bearings over distance.