$253.98

Women's Navigational Workshop

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Australian School of Mountaineering

166B Katoomba Street

Katoomba, NSW 2780

Australia

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Women's Navigating the Wild Day

Saturday 4th November // $253.98pp

An important skill for every outdoor adventurer is to know how to navigate with a map and compass. These navigation aids are precision instruments, which require some experience and good training to be effective. Our instructors are expert navigators who are highly qualified in teaching these essential techniques. The subjects covered during this one day workshop include:-

Maps Types, Use in the Field, Features, Contours, Grid References,

Compass Features, Types, General Usage, Field Bearings, Map Bearings, Resections, Marching on a Compass Bearing

Route Planning, Route Selection, Route Cards, Time and Distance Estimation

Emergency Navigation Techniques using the Sun and the Stars

GPS Features, Basic Operating Functions, Use and Limitations

Lunch Included

During this workshop participants will have the opportunity to test their newly acquired skills on a short navigation trek.

What to bring with you:

  • Day Pack (20 to 30 Litres)

  • Enough warm and wet weather clothing

  • 2 litres water capacity

  • Sunglasses / Sun cream / Insect repellant

  • Personal Medication

  • Compass, map case (can be supplied by ASM)

  • Small notepad and pencil (very handy)

  • Survival Kit or any specialist survival items you want to bring with you * Can be supplied by ASM at no charge.

    ASM have a large stock of outdoor clothing and equipment that can be loaned to course participants if required, however it is preferable that participants supply their own gear and clothing where possible.

    CANCELATION

    This event in non refundable if cancelled less than 30 days before event date. Refund will be available to anyone that has had afamily bereavement or medical issue (certificate required for refund) . Cancelation must be given in written format.


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Australian School of Mountaineering

166B Katoomba Street

Katoomba, NSW 2780

Australia

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