MEC Vancouver Snowfest 2018 - Clinic - Compass and Navigation, Presented by Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

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  • Date
    Saturday, 17 November, 2018
  • Time
    From 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PST
  • Organizer
    MEC Vancouver
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Vancouver
    130 West Broadway
    Vancouver, BC

COMPASS AND NAVIGATION, PRESENTED BY MOUNTAIN SKILLS ACADEMY & ADVENTURES

GET INFORMED. GET INSPIRED.

Backcountry 101 is intended to help novice outdoor enthusiasts plan and prepare and pack for their day trip or overnight/multiday adventures.  Join our knowledgable MEC staff in this introduction to equipment and knowledge needed to safely complete your next trip.

INFO

This clinic will cover the following topics:

  • Maps & Scales
    • Contour Lines
    • Color & Terrain Indicators
    • Map Legend
    • Scale
  • Compasses
    • Anotomy of a Compass
    • Types of Compasses
    • Setting Declination
  • Maps w/ Compasses
    • Orienting the Map
    • Map and Compass Interaction

2018 SNOWFEST SPONSOR

This clinic has been made possible with the support of our BLACK level sponsor, Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures.


MEC VANCOUVER SNOWFEST 2018 CLINICS

  1. Please meet your MEC Clinic Leader at our Member Service Desk 
  2. Clinic will be held outside on the roof under a tent - please come dressed for the weather

This clinic is a FREE offering as part of our annual Snowfest celebration. Join us by signing up below!