09 OCTOBER 2022' NAVIGATION MAP & COMPASS DAY COURSE (8am-5pm SATURDAY)
Navigation Map & Compass Course
KEEPERS Level #1 BASIC NAVIGATION COURSE MAP & COMPASS
LENGTH : 8 HOURS
TIMINGS: 9 am - 5 pm (SATURDAY)
TRANSPORTATION: PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE THEIR OWN TRANSPORTATION
Participants meet at the Tim Hortons in Capreol (29 Reg. Rd.84, Capreol) at 0845am.
ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST SIGN A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT & ASSUMPTION OF RISK WAIVER. THIS LEGAL PAPERWORK IS REQUIRED BY OUR COMPANY TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR EVENTS.
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE NORTH OF CAPREOL OUTSIDE OF CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES about 15-20mins ride down MOOSE MOUNTAIN MINE RD. at IRONSIDE LAKE Rd. and or area.
Hands on bush navigation course. Students will learn how to use the universal transverse Mercator grid system as well as the military grid system. They will also learn how to read and use grid coordinates to give their position on a map or locate a position given to them on a map. They will also learn all the details, colors, symbols etc. found on a map.
Students will then be introduced to the use of a compass including how to set or correct for magnetic declination, how to set or create bearings and back bearings. How to use a map and compass in combination to route plan and navigate to their destination.