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Kathmandu Introductory Outdoor Navigation Workshop

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You Yangs Regional Park

Branch Road

Little River, VIC 3211

Australia

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of outdoor navigation? This micro-adventure workshop takes you to the You Yangs Regional Park on the fringe of Melbourne, to learn about wilderness and navigation essentials. You Yangs Regional Park is famous for its wildlife, rock-climbing and mountain biking trails, only an hour from Melbourne CBD.

This half day workshop will include: Basic map reading, compass use, how to understand topography, how to determine grid references, how to take a bearing with a compass and follow it & more!

The experienced guide(s) on this trip have a lifetime of experience in adventure pursuits, and many years experience navigating in the wilderness of Australia and remote parts of the world – some of the guides even have Special Forces backgrounds (Commandos and Special Air Service Regiment).

The first 5 people to sign up will receive a free pair of any Oboz shoes from the Kathmandu range, https://www.kathmandu.com.au/footwear/brand/oboz-footwear.html

  • Subject to availability, shoes to be collected at the event

Itinerary:

9am - Meet in th You Yangs, Turntable Car Park - Turntable Dr, Little River VIC 3211, for a rundown of hiking navigation & introduction to outdoor navigation

9.30am - 12.30pm - Practical workshops within the regional park on map reading, compass use, topography, grid references & more!

12.30 - 1pm - Wrap up & final tips

Gear list:

Clothing:

• Sturdy, comfortable closed footwear

• Comfortable, loose-fitting pants and shirt

• Warm mid-layer (preferably made of wool or quick drying, synthetic material)

• Compact cold weather jacket

• Lightweight waterproofs (just in case)

• Hat

Food and Equipment:

• Snacks

• Sunscreen

• Sunglasses

• Personal medications

Pen & paper (if you want to make notes)

• Compass

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Date and Time

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You Yangs Regional Park

Branch Road

Little River, VIC 3211

Australia

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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