This intensive and thorough land navigation course combines both classroom and field training. Day 1 starts in the classroom going over fundamentals of map and compass use. Day 2 involves practical application of skills in mountainous terrain along with advanced techniques grounded in realistic needs. Students will gain a strong foundation for this essential skill set through practical repetition of critical skills under the watchful supervision of Fieldcraft Survival Instructors. Additional topics will include:
-Pacing exercise and practical assessment
-Taking bearings/back bearings
-Boxing an obstacle
-Offset shooting techniques
-Primitive and austere navigation(Shadow Sticks)
-Terrain association in the field
-Creating a navigation card and using it in the field
-Introduction to GPS and internet navigation aids
No prior experience is needed and kids over 12 are welcome with a paid seat.
Required Minimum Equipment:
Notebook and pen
Compass (will be provided for use at the class)
Day 1: 9am-4pm
Day 2: 9am-4pm
Day 1: 2211 W 3000 S Unit C, Heber City, UT 84032
Day 2: (Arrive at this meetup location 30 min prior to class): 40.086832, -111.593626
Children 12 and older are welcome to come learn as a paid attendee in class. Children without a paid seat are not permitted.
For any additional questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please bring your own lunch, drinks, and snacks.
By purchasing you agree to the No Refund policy.
Some map services take people to a neighborhood road and not to the diner. If this happens to you, follow GPS coordinates (40.08672858340366, -111.59315849550944) to the diner. It is located in the parking lot next to the Chevron at US Route 6 and Powerhouse Road. The course address provided is for our meetup spot. Please arrive at the meetup spot 30 minutes prior to the course. We will meet at a Diner parking lot called Little Acorn and caravan to the range location from there. Thank you!
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