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Navigation Clinic - Part 2

Practice your navigation skills outside

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Navigation Clinic - Part 2
Navigation Clinic - Part 2

Time & Location

Oct 28, 2023, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Seattle, 800 E Thomas St, Seattle, WA 98102, USA

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About the event

Improve your confidence in traveling outdoor, and reduce your reliance on technology.

Our phones have become important tools for our outdoor exploration, however relying on a device that might fail can be a risk. 

Join us as we journey into the world of topographic maps, how to use them, and with some basic knowhow and a compass you can keep your self found and go further with confidence.

Part 2 will take your skills out into the field by practicing a simple navigation route.

This is a 2 Part Course:

  • You can take Part 1 by itself.
  • If you'd like to take Part 2, you'll need to have taken Part 1.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand how to read topographic maps
  • Know how to orient a map
  • Learn to use a Compass
  • translate landforms from a map to real life
  • Understand how to differentiate between true north and magnetic north
  • Navigate a simple orienteering course

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