Introduction to GPS Navigation Class - Level 1

9:00am1:00pm

$79 for REI Members

$99 for non-members

Registration closed

Overview

  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 2 Intermediate
  • Group size 12 people

Head out into the field for a day of hands-on navigation training with our REI Outdoor School GPS instructors. You'll practice pinpointing your location, marking waypoints, plotting courses and creating routes in the outdoors. Learn to transfer information from the GPS to your map and from the map to the GPS. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it to get detailed instruction on its features. We recommend you attend a Map and Compass Basics class, or have a solid understanding of map and compass skills, prior to this outing.

  • Learn to pinpoint your location using a GPS receiver. Mark waypoints, plot courses, and creating routes in the outdoors. Learn how to use a GPS along with a map and compass. Learn basic hiking techniques.

What to bring with you

Map image of Fort Collins: Lory State Park - Arthurs Rock

More directions and information

Please note that this location has a daily state park entrance fee. Follow the main park rd (dirt road) to the last parking area called Arthurs Rock. If you have any questions or issues, please contact us @ 720-608-4198, or denver-os@rei.com.