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Date Wednesday  6/12/2019
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG BMS - Land Navigation
Start Time 12:00 AM
End Time 12:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader David Kuenzli
Co-Leader Matthew Foster
Group Price $50.00
Available Participants No tickets left
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)

Location

Classroom Sessions: 

Wednesday, June 12, 6:00 - 8:30 pm, Cheyenne Mtn Library

Wednesday, June 19,  6:00 - 8:30 pm, East Library

Students must participate in a PPG trip where they are afforded the opportunity to practice and demonstrate their land navigation skills.



For more info Contact

Instructor: David Kuenzli

email: navsareneverlost@gmail.com

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

email: matthewmfoster@gmail.com



Details

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.



Students must participate in a PPG trip where they are afforded the opportunity to practice and demonstrate their land navigation 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.



Priority for this class is given to students who did not complete the March BMS Land Nav due to the inclement weather.  Participants include Larry Shaw and Ray Gierlach.



 




Notes

**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.




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