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June 15

Outdoor Skills: Map and Compass 101

Joe Dodge Lodge at Pinkham Notch

361 Rte. 16

Gorham, NH 03581

This one day Map and Compass 101 in the "Outdoor Skills" series is designed for hikers seeking to gain skills in map reading and compass use. The course will offer one day of indoor and outdoor classroom instruction on the basics of using a map and compass. ITINERARY The following is a general schedule and is subject to change based on weather, trail conditions, and group abilities. Saturday 9:00am Classroom Session- Basics of Navigation 12:00 pmSit down lunch 1:00pm-5 pm Field exercises using map & compass PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS •Combination of classroom instruction and field time practicing skills •Multiple hands on activities offered throughout the day •Skills learned will include: oBasic map reading. Covers types of map, common map features, and what to look for when purchasing a map. oOrienting a map using compass and using land features


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