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Date Wednesday  3/6/2019
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG BMS - Land Navigation
Start Time 6:00 PM
End Time 8:30 PM
Status Complete
Leader David Kuenzli
Co-Leader Matthew Foster
Group Price $50.00
Available Participants No tickets left
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


Classroom Sessions: 

Wednesday, March 6, 6:30 - 8:45 pm, Location TBD

Wednesday, March 13,  6:30 - 8:45 pm, Location TBD

Field Session:  March 16, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Lovell Gulch.  This will appear as a separate trip in the calendar and the trip leader will register participants.  

For more info Contact

Instructor: David Kuenzli


Admin: Matthew Foster (contact for password if you have met the pre-requisites)



BMS Land Navigation

Pre-Requisites: Wilderness Fundamentals.  Email Matthew Foster if you have fullfilled the pre-requiste or equivilent and would like the password.

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 principles and techniques discussed in class. You’ll be given a map with markers. Your team's job will be to find them.

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.



**Pre-Requisites: Wilderness Fundamentals**  The "Wild Fun" class covers concepts that will be expected knowledge for this course and will reference the text provided from this class!  

This course is part of the Pikes Peak Groups Basic Mountaineering School (BMS).  The program may be a pre-requisite for trips or other schools.  If you have any questions, please contact the instructor for this course.

Email Matthew Foster if you have fullfilled the pre-requiste or equivilent and would like the password.

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.