For those who want to learn the basics of the navigational skills using a map or a compass, the REI Outdoor School, 1938 Sumner in Kennewick, Washington will be having Map and Compass Navigation Basics Class on Thursday, July 23 from 7:15 to 8:30 in the evening.
About the Map and Compass Navigation Basics Class
The class will teach their students the different parts of a compass and how to read a topographic map including how to use them both in tandem. Through the basics of triangulation, you will be able to pinpoint your current location and then by following a bearing you will be able to navigate to new locations. With the use of the topographic map, the in-store class will teach students how to plan routes. This is a hands-on class with some lecture