Off-Trail Map and Compass Navigation

  • Fitness level : 3


Get off the beaten path! This backcountry navigation class takes you off the trails and into uncharted territory as we teach you how to successfully navigate off trail using terrain features while pinpointing your location on a map. You will learn the tricks of the trade to backcountry/ off-trail navigation and how to adjust your plans on-the-go. This course is a great option to advance your navigational skills, and a previous Introduction to Map & Compass class is recommended.

Gear provided by REI

  • Compass
  • Group First Aid Kit - Contents include wound care items and over the counter medications for minor injuries and illnesses
  • Maps - Local course area maps.

6 sessions available