Boston Urban Exploration and Social


Description: The Ultimate Boston Adventure! Join a team of other intrepid urban explorers in a race to navigate the Hub in winter. You'll use clues, your wits, and your handheld GPS (provided by REI!) to visit many interesting, and some strange, sights along your journey. This adventure culminates at a local pub, where you can regale your friends--new and old--with tales of your afternoon's exploits! If you've been searching for the perfect local Boston adventure, this is it! Cost Includes: REI Outdoor School Instructor, GPS equipment, and food and beverage discounts. MUST BE 21+

Skills you'll learn:

  • Learn about local landmarks
  • Socialize and have fun
  • Learn How to Use/Follow GPS Coordinates
  • Learn basic GPS unit functionality, including a functional knowledge of GPS data entry, the satellite, map, and compass screens as displayed on their individual devices
  • Learn to Interpret the satellite screen, with an emphasis on reception issues, Pinpoint/Mark their current position, Enter a distant waypoint, Navigate to these points while observing the track-log and compass on the GPS

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

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