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Date Wednesday  4/2/2014
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG Basic Mountaineering School - Colorado Wilderness Land Navigation
Start Time 12:00 AM
End Time 12:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader Collin Powers
Group Price $38.00
Available Participants 2
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


Colorado Springs, CO

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Collin Powers

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Colorado Wilderness Land Navigation Pre-Requisites: None 

There are 2 class lectures. Our discussions include maps, compass, orienteering, estimating distance, interpreting map symbols, properly reading topo contour lines, learning about declination, sighting, taking a bearing, and technologies such as GPS. You’ll also participate in class exercises using a map and compass. There is a CMC Rating Trip which is designed to reinforce principals and techniques discussed in class. You’ll be given a map with markers. Your team's job will be to find them. Dates: Wednesday, April 02 6:30PM - 9:00PM Class Location: TBA; Tuesday, April 08 6:30PM - 9:00PM Class Location: TBA; Saturday, April 12 7:30AM – 4:00PM Location: Lovell Gulch, Woodland Park; Sunday, April 13 7:30AM – 4:00PM – Weather Makeup Day. There will be an optional CMC Wilderness Trip to hone your orienteering skills. Refunds are issued for cancellations made up to two weeks prior to the start of the program. There is a $10.00 cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations two weeks prior or no shows.



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