Rusty on your compass skills? Or perhaps you have never ventured off-trail and want to learn about the basics of using a map and compass. The Albuquerque REI has an upcoming session for you.
The expected audience for the course are newbies to map and compass. It will cover:
- map symbols
- orienting the map and compass
- declination adjustment
- reading terrain features
Registration is required and space is limited. There are only ten seats left. Call to register at: 505-247-1191 (extension 0).
Date: Saturday, 2/13/2010
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Albuquerque REI
Tip: Don't try to use a compass like the one in my photo. If you want accurate information (which is extremely important when navigating) you'll want to use a full-sized compass that fits into your palm. You are encouraged to bring your own compass to the class
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