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Event:   Map & Compass Navigation with REI   
Start Date:   Saturday, June 1, 2019
Time:   9am-1pm
Location:   Deer Creek Hills
Limit:   None
Deadline:   6/1/2019
   

During this field outing, REI instructors will help you understand the information provided on your map, the proper use of your compass, and how to put the two together. You'll learn about magnetic north, true north, and magnetic variation (declination). After covering these fundamentals, you'll get time to practice taking a bearing from the terrain and your map so that you can make sense of your position and plan a route. This hands on course is a great introduction to outdoor navigation and map reading!

More information and registration: https://www.rei.com/events/49378/backcountry-navigation-with-a-map-compass/244377


 

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Sacramento, CA 95816
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