This course is an introduction to basic map and compass navigation skills. Its starts by reviewing several different types of Maps that can be used to navigate local area trail as well for wilderness navigation. A demonstration of several types of compasses will also be included as well as how to determine the best type of compass for each activity.
Next the class will focus on using maps and compasses together to navigate trails, rivers and other areas. Map and Compass skills are essential for those planning on using GPS navigation devices.