Costs: $89.00 (this includes tax) for one day
Course Content: Learn how to find your way! No need to follow your GPS or your friend, they're just pretending they know where they are going anyway! Join us outside for a day of navigation.
By the end of the day you'll be able to find north without a compass (or GPS), match the terrain around you to the map, use a compass to orient the map to north, and take a compass bearing from the map or from the world around you! Phew, that is a lot to cover, but are we ever going to have fun!
Topics to be covered include:
Map Reading (legend, scale, grid reference, map symbols, map interpretation)
Determining a grid reference or UTM
How to plan out a route
Identifying map features in the field
How to take a compass bearing
Orientating yourself on the map.
Required Items to Bring:
Transportation to Canmore and the trailhead
Canmore Kananaskis Gem Trek Map
Compass with adjustable declination
Here are two links to suggested options (option
Gloves, Hat, Warm Puffy Jacket, Long pants,
variable weather, Hiking Boots, 1L of water,
warm. The focus of the course will be on brain
power and not
physical endurance. We will be stepping over
travelling through thick bush.
How to Get There:
Jenna to provide more information to those
selected for the course.
It is a first paid - first on the course registration. The course fee is
$89.00 which includes taxes.
Please complete the following as soon as possible and we will move
you to the attending list.
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Once you have made your payment, please take a screen shot and send to the Trip Coordinator confirming your payment.
Once this is confirmed the co-ordinator will move you to
the attending list.
About the course leader:
Jenna Nodding is an ACMG Hiking Guide and the founder of Get Outside Adventures.
To learn more about Jenna, please visit her website at www.GetOutsideAdventures.ca or www.JennaNodding.com
Waiver: Everyone attending this event will be required to sign the
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: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
Cancellation Policy as of March 2017 :
If a participant is unable to attend a course
or paid trip, there will be
no refund unless the participant finds a
suitable replacement that is
acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will
then be the participant's
responsibility to recover funds from the
replacement. If the
coordinator cancels a trip, participants get a
refund (less any non-
*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non-recoverable costs). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Calgary Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.
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Registration for this event closed on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 09:00 PM.