Backcountry 101 Clinic: Introduction to Map & Compass
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Are you interested in navigating the world with a good ol’ map and compass but don’t know how? Come learn with our MEC professional.
By the end of the session, participants will:
- Be familiar with topographic maps, the features that distinguish them from other types of maps and the reasons they are ideal for backcountry navigation
- Understand concepts and symbols on a topographic map
- Understand the features basic to all compasses, as well as additional features that may be desirable in a compass intended for backcountry navigation.