Map & Compass Basics - Jul13

  • Date
    Monday, 13 July, 2020
  • Time
    From 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm MDT
  • Organizer name
    Friends Of Fish Ceeek
  • Price
    Free
  • Website
  • Address
    Friends Of Fish Creek
    15975 Bow Bottom Trail SE
    Calgary, AB

Annette Ng is an Apprentice Interpretive Hiking Guide who is also working towards certification as a Fitness Instructor Specialist. A nature enthusiast, she is thrilled to have the opportunity to share the outdoors with you! Hiking often leads to being lost in thought but how to avoid being physically lost? This workshop guides you through the basics of using a map and compass. Learn how to use a topographic map as a trip planning tool: interpret contour lines, identify features, scale and distances. Discover how to use a compass to take bearings on a map and in the field. GPS will not be covered in this course.Free online program. Registration is required. Photo courtesy of pixabay.com