Women's Navigating The Wild Day

  • Australian School of Mountaineering 166B Katoomba Street Katoomba, NSW, 2780 Australia

Women's Navigating the Wild Day

Saturday 29th April // $243pp (including fees & GST)

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

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