Map & Compass Navigation Basics Class

9:00 AM  –  11:00 AM

Forest Park

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  • Group size: 8
  • 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.

Notes

This session will be held at Forest Park. Please park in the SE corner of the Muny parking lot and walk to the intersection of McKinley Drive and Summit Drive. Please dress for the weather.