Private Session: Backcountry Navigation With A Map and Compass

  • Fitness level : 1

    Relaxed

Book a private session and you'll get this entire experience all to yourself--and up to three additional friends or family members. You'll enjoy more one-on-one time with the guide/instructor, more flexibility throughout the session, and a more personal experience for everyone who joins you. Price covers all costs for up to 4 people. During this class, our instructors will help you understand the information provided on your map, the proper use of your compass, and how to put the two together. You'll learn about magnetic north, true north, and magnetic variation (declination). After covering these fundamentals, you'll get time to practice taking a bearing from the terrain and your map so that you can make sense of your position and plan a route. This engaging course is a great introduction to outdoor navigation and map reading!

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.
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sessions available