Map & Compass Navigation Basics Class
- Group size: 12
- Instructor: REI Specialist
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. Depending on weather and location, this class may include a portion held outdoors, please dress accordingly.
Please wear shoes you do not mind getting muddy, and layer with gear appropriate for the weather. A portion of this class will take place outside.
California Woods Nature Preserve