ZZZMap & Compass Navigation - Beyond the Basics

1:00pm3:00pm

$35 for REI Members

$55 for non-members

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Overview

  • Group size 12 people
  • Instructor David

Come learn more advanced navigation skills using map and compass to find your way when your lost. In this in-store class you'll build off of skills learned in Map & Compass navigation basics and learn how to apply them in situations where you might be lost. You'll learn the details of declination and triangulation and how to use those skills sets when the feeling of being lost overwhelms you. You'll also get to learn and discuss how to make routes in the backcountry that don't follow roads or trails. This is a hands-on in-store class with some lecture components. Maps and compasses are provided, but bring your own if you prefer.

    Notes

    Come learn advanced navigation skills using map and compass. You'll build off of skills learned in Map & Compass navigation basics and learn how to apply them when you might be lost. You'll learn the details of declination and triangulation and how to plan a route back to civilization.

    Activity location

    Rochester REI

    450 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14620

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