Outdoor Skills Classes & Events near Alexandria, VA(3 results)
Introduction to Map & Compass Navigation Class
In this course you'll learn the fundamentals of reading and understanding a topographical map, using your compass to understand your position, then putting these skills together to help you pinpoint your location and plan your route.
Wilderness First Aid with NOLS and REI
Prepare for the unexpected with this engaging, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine, taught over two days by our partners at NOLS Wilderness Medicine. If you work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you.
Map & Compass Navigation - Level 2: Next Steps
Looking to get further off the beaten path? We'll build on the skills you learned in Introduction to Map and Compass so you can take on more challenging navigation problems. You'll learn methods for navigating around obstacles, plan more effective routes and give you strategies in case you get lost. Previous navigation experience is required.
Not seeing your location?
We offer outdoor classes and outings in dozens of cities nationwide.Show all REI class locations