2 Day Basic to Advanced Map-Compass-GPS
For all Outdoor Recreation sports/hunting/hiking/& more
Day one class itinerary:
This class will take you from north/south/east/west to the basics with a compass and how to use it to navigate outdoors from any location to a final destination point (basic orienteering) and in the classroom using a compass with a topographic map to plot your travels before going on your excursion through the woods, and to learn how to read a USGS topo map and it's symbols, learn water flow directions on a map, elevation and navigation using a map.
Day two class itinerary:
This class begins where day one leaves off, but we add navigation with a GPS, Using a Maine gazetteer and your compass, you will learn how to read and use the Maine gazetteer, locate points using GPS Latitude and Longitude coordinates on a map, find GPS coordinates using phones, GPS and your Maine gazetteer. We will show you how to bookmark a location on your GPS and then we will show you how to return to that bookmarked location, using just your GPS.
A GPS or A Smart Phone is required for this class.
A Compass is not necessary, we supply compasses for your use in class or your can bring your own.
A Maine 2019-2022 edition Delorme/Garmin Gazetteer "is required" for day two of class.
This class requires going outdoors for training sessions, proper outdoor shoes and weather/rain gear required.
We can arrange a class date for 1 person to a maximum of six people as a group.
1 on 1 private class $350
2 Person private class $300 each
3-6 people private $250 each.
Our Pre- Scheduled group classes $250 each