Map and Compass Navigation Basics

Description: Come learn basic navigation skills using map and compass to find your way. In this in-store class you'll learn the parts of a compass, how to read a topographic map and how to use them in tandem. You'll learn how to pinpoint your location through triangulation and then navigate to new locations by following a bearing. You'll also learn how plan routes using a topographic map. This is a hands-on in-store class with some lecture components. Maps and compasses are provided, but bring your own if you prefer.

Skills you'll learn:

Learn how to use a map and compass in tandem to pinpoint a location. Learn how to interpret topographical maps. Learn the features of a compass. Learn to identify your position and plan routes using only a topographic map. Learn to take bearings and triangulate your position using a compass. This is a "hands-on" experience with some lecture components

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MAP AND COMPASS NAVIGATION BASICS

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4/22/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Fremont REI | More Information | Get Directions
Group Size: 12

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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4/28/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Berkeley REI | More Information | Get Directions
Group Size: 10

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/7/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Berkeley REI | More Information | Get Directions
Group Size: 10

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/8/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Mountain View REI | More Information | Get Directions
Group Size: 10

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/14/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Saratoga REI | More Information | Get Directions
Group Size: 15

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/28/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
San Carlos REI | More Information | Get Directions
Group Size: 15

Member: $30.00
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6/4/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Concord REI | More Information | Get Directions
Group Size: 15

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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6/11/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Corte Madera REI | More Information | Get Directions
Group Size: 15

Member: $30.00
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6/18/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
San Francisco REI | More Information | Get Directions
Group Size: 8

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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