This accredited training does not require previous experience. Must be 19 years of age or older to participate. Limited class size of twelve (12) people per course. Customized training available.
Appropriate clothing, supportive footwear and bear spray are recommended. Anyone interested in becoming a participant may register online to receive detailed information about payment options, upcoming course dates and location, including a list of essential items they need to bring. Outdoor activities and wilderness travel are inherently risky, a liability waiver must be read, understood and signed by each prospective participant prior to a course.
Wilderness Navigation with Topo Map and Compass
A two day (16 hours) comprehensive outdoor training prepares students of all walks of life to be able to successfully navigate in wilderness. This appeals to anyone who spends time in the outdoors: day hikers, backpackers, rock climbers, hunters, mountain bikers, etc.
The course is popular and the taught skills are used by search and rescue (SAR) organizations and outdoor professionals worldwide.
The training covers all theoretical and practical aspects about topographical maps, navigational grid formats, coordinate data interpretation; Manual position finding, plotting and traversing using a professional sighting compass. Anyone who already owns a compass is encouraged to bring it to the training.
Cost: CAD $185.00 (tax included).
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