Backcountry 101 - Digital Navigation

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  • Date
    Tuesday, 12 February, 2019
  • Time
    From 06:30 pm to 07:30 pm UTC
  • Organizer
    MEC Kelowna
  • Price
  • Address
    MEC Kelowna
    100-1876 Cooper Rd
    Kelowna, BC

By the end of the session, participants will:

  • Understand how the Global Positioning System functions
  • Understand features and functions common to all GPS standalone devices.
  • Learn how to apply these features and functions in a wilderness navigation context.
  • Distinguish the features offered for mobile devices (i.e., smartphones) from those offered by outdoor-specific units.
  • Be familiar with the range of GPS devices available, their various additional features and the possible application of those features to specific activities.
  • Be familiar with proper GPS care.
  • Be familiar with other navigation resources available at MEC, as well as any additional navigation programming offered