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2 Day Land Navigation: 11-12 December 2021 (Heber City, UT)

Heber City, UT

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

-Navigation practical

-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

-Scouting concepts

-Culminating exercise

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)

Course Time: 

Day 1: 9am-4pm

Day 2: 9am-4pm

Course Location:

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

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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