December 4-5 Map Reading and Land Navigation (Missisuga ON)

December 4-5 Map Reading and Land Navigation (Missisuga ON)

  • $129.99


Ragnarok Tactical’s Map Reading and Land Navigation course is for anyone interested in learning the art and science of navigation using a paper map and magnetic compass. Students will become proficient in map reading and land navigation, and develop the knowledge and skills to support route selection and team movement. The course will be delivered in two parts.

First, students will participate in a day of classroom (or distance learning) learning to use a map and demonstrating proficiency with the theory of map reading.

Second, students may attend a field exercise where they will navigate with a partner where they will be given directions or locations and need to navigate a route to pre-determined locations.

Part 1 (Classroom) Dec 4 0900 to 1700. There will be a break for lunch, brining a bagged lunch is strongly encouraged.

Part 2 (Field Exercise) Dec 5 0900 to 1300. This will take place outside, weather appropriate clothing is strongly encouraged.
The class will take place near Hurontairio St and Britannia Rd W, Mississauga ON. The exact address will be emailed to registered participants.

TOPICS:

  • Nomenclature
  • Marginal Information
  • Grid References
  • Scales
  • Measuring
  • Azimuths

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT LIST:

  • Weather Appropriate Clothing
  • Note-taking supplies

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT LIST:

  • Map of your choice
  • Compass of your choice