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Map and Compass: Crawford Notch

Date and Time

Saturday, October 3, 2020, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Location

Highland Center,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,
NH

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.




(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)

Overview

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.

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Cost*

Starting at:

Adult: $99 member / $114 non-member
*Instruction by AMC Outdoor Guides Lunch Suunto compass

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Activity

Instruction (Skills)

Offered By

AMC Staff

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

Highland Center at Crawford Notch

Difficulty

Moderate

Audience

Adults (18+)


Contact



(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)


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AMC Guides are passionate about the outdoors and have the skills necessary to ensure safe adventures. Certified in wilderness medicine, with focused training in outdoor leadership and risk management, guides provide individual attention while reaching group goals. They possess local natural and cultural history knowledge and solid backcountry skills, and they follow well-planned itineraries. As lifelong learners, AMC guides create the connections and moments that become lasting memories.