1, Olympia, WA
Basic Backcountry Navigation 2015-Olympia Mountaineers
Description: Olympia's basic navigation course includes instruction in maps, compass, declination adjustment, coordinate systems, terrain recognition, route planning, and navigation in a group setting, using a combination of lectures, exercises, readings, and practical exercises. It is conducted in two evening lectures and a day-long field trip. Classroom sessions on April 14 and 15 and an all day field day on April 19. A compass with adjustable declination (~$55-similiar to picture above) is required-see specs on course description on-line.
Cost:$50 for Mountaineer Club members- $60 to all others. Open to all. Please preregister HERE.
Time and Place TBD
Activity Chair-Mike Kretzler