Map & Compass Navigation Basics Class

  • April 09, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • 2 sessions
  • April 09, 2019, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM
  • November 12, 2019, 6:00 PM 8:00 PM
  • Various

Organization: REI

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.

See all the session options below:

Tuesday, April 9
6:30 - 8:30 PM

Cincinnati REI

Tuesday, November 12
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

California Woods Nature Preserve

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