COURSE OVERVIEW: MAP & COMPASS NAVIGATION Become comfortable with your map and compass and leave this course with the ability to problem solve and navigate in the field. We run every Map & Compass course to standard for completion, students will receive a syllabus/handout as a reference/learning supplement. We will cover: *Understanding topographic maps and their features *Understanding and using a navigation compass *Triangulation (finding your position when lost/your current location is unknown) *Learning to use the UTM system and plot co-ordinates on a map *"Shooting a bearing" *Forming a reverse azimuth *Forming a navigation line *Problem solving in difficult terrain *All students that fulfill our course components receive a certificate in basic map and compass!
I work for the nation's leading survival school, alongside former first responders, veterans and nationally certified wilderness survival instructors who teach based on real world experience, in extreme climates and across terrains - globally. I am passionate about teaching preparedness and empowering people with life-saving knowledge and skills. Three branches of the U.S. Military have chosen us for training and we hope you and your family train with us soon.
Welcome to Angelus Oaks, CA. Just outside of Big Bear in the San Bernardino Mountains, our camp is surrounded by over 200 acres in the Nation Forest with a running spring.
Map and Compass Navigation