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Blue Mountains: Beginner's Navigation

Blue Mountains: Beginner’s Navigation // $240

The ability to navigate using a map + compass opens up your world to off-track adventures as well as keeps you safe.

Join us and the qualified guides from the Australian School of Mountaineering for a special* 1-day Wilderness Navigation Course in the Blue Mountains!

*This course is normally 2 days but we have partnered with ASM to bring to you this more accessible 1-day version

Feedback from previous navigators!  "It was very well organised - keep up the good work!"  "mind was blown many times!"  "I actually did not really know what to expect - but it exceeded my expectations"  "good balance of theory + application”

Feedback from previous navigators!

"It was very well organised - keep up the good work!"

"mind was blown many times!"

"I actually did not really know what to expect - but it exceeded my expectations"

"good balance of theory + application”

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TIME:

8.45am - 5pm

HOW THE DAY GOES:

8.45am - meet at the Australian School of Mountaineering Office at 66 Katoomba Street, Katoomba (2-minute walk from Katoomba train station).

The course will cover:

  • Introduction into compass and map and how they work

  • Magnetic declination

  • UTM grid references

  • Resections

  • Bearings

  • Dead reckoning

  • Terrain association

  • Walking an off-track route from a route card

We'll be back at the ASM Office no later than 5pm.

You'll receive a detailed itinerary of the day after registration.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Instruction from nationally qualified & highly experienced guides

  • All technical equipment

  • Lunch

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Transport to + from meeting point

  • Personal clothing + insurance

  • This course will not cover GPS use

CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR:

We'll send you an information sheet detailing specific clothing and dress requirements but don't worry, it won't be anything you don't already have! All specialist equipment will be provided by ASM.

WEATHER

Sometimes prolonged wet weather may require postponing this trip but remember the weather in the mountains can be very different to that in Sydney!

If you have any concerns about the day, feel free to ring the ASM office on 4782 2014. 

CANCELLATION POLICY

In the event of bad weather, we will aim to re-organise the event, if you're unable to make the new date it we will offer you a full refund.

No refund on tickets on cancelations 7 days out from the event.

No Show: If you fail to show up on the day of your activity or course, you forfeit your full course fee.

And that's it!

We started She Went Wild with the aim to empower and enable women to gain their footing in the outdoors and kickstart a lifetime of adventure. We hope to see you on this workshop!

Got Questions?

Email thuc@shewentwild.com

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