Wilderness Navigation 1

When:
May 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
2019-05-25T08:30:00-07:00
2019-05-25T16:30:00-07:00
Where:
Vancouver Island Mountain Centre

Wilderness Navigation 1

Location: Vancouver Island Mountain Centre, Strathcona Provincial Park
Duration: 1 day
Group: 20 participants max

Outline:
1. Route Planning
1.1 Objectives
1.2 Hazards
1.3 Alternative plans
2. Map Basics
2.1 Types of maps
2.2 Scale
2.3 Legends
2.4 Colour codes
2.5 Contour lines
2.6 Terrain features
2.7 Coordinate systems
2.8 Grid references
3. Compass Basics
3.1 Parts
3.2 Declination
3.3 Bearings
4. Navigation with Map and Compass
4.1 Using a map in the field
4.2 Recognizing terrain features
4.3 Determining position
4.4 Operating a compass
4.5 Taking a bearing on a map
4.6 Taking a bearing in the field
5. Route Finding
5.1 Terrain management
5.2 Macro-terrain vs micro-terrain
5.3 On-trail vs off-trail
5.4 Avoiding hazards
6. Additional Navigation Tools
6.1 Altimeter
6.2 GPS
6.3 Apps
7. Resources

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