Course: Map and Compass - Sunday, Dec 02, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: Canmore clubhouse, Heritage room 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Dec 02, 2018 09:30 AM (Carpool Departure: 08:00 AM @ Car pool lot by COP)  
Registration Cut Off:   Saturday, Dec 01, 2018 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Tyler Hallman

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 16
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 10
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   14 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Learn how to navigate in the mountains. Learn how to use a map and compass. This full day course will be a mix of theory and practical outdoor sessions. You will learn how to develop route plans and white-out navigation plans. Instructor is Rod Plasman from ACC Rocky Mountain Section.
Required Items to Bring:

You will need the following items for the map course:

-      Compass (something equivalent to: /5037-375/Ranger-CL-Hi-Vis-Compass

-      Gemtrek map: Canmore Kananaskis Village

-      Ruler

-      Pencil

-      Notebook

-      Pack and gear to spend part of the afternoon outdoors

When looking for a compass, the following are features you will want:

-      Sighting mirror

-      Rugged case

-      Declination adjustment

-      Clinometer

-      Glow in the dark

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   08:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Car pool lot by COP

Everyone attending this event will be required to sign the ACC Waiver at the beginning of the event. Read the waiver carefully to ensure you fully understand it. If possible, please print and fill it out except for the signature fields before arriving at the event.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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No refunds. Send someone in your place if you can’t attend.
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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, December 01, 2018 at 12:00 AM.