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
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
UTM grid references
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.
Instruction from nationally qualified & highly experienced guides
All technical equipment
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.
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.
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.