Navigation Training

1st of October 2017  Lysterfield

 

Want to improve your navigational skills or get familiar with the exciting world of maps? 

 

Looking forward to get into adventure races but not confident in your navigational skills? 

 

Navigation training is designed for beginner/intermediate navigators as well as for those who have never done any navigation based activities.

 

 

        

 

       

 

 

When: 10AM-12.30 PM 1st of October 2017 

 

Where: Main entrance to Lysterfield park, near the Lake here>>

 

What to bring: chair for the first part, running/walking gear for the second part, compass (if you do not have one options to buy or hire are available), some drinks and snacks

 

Cost: $39 per person. Places are limited to 15 people. Do not wait to book.

Register now>>

 


 

Content:

Theory 10-10.40

1. How to orientate a map. Magnetic declination.

2. Map types. Legend.

3. Contour. How to read terrain.

4. Orienteering technique. Fast orienteering, precise orienteering.

5. Route choices. Algorithm of route choices for different terrain types.

6. How to prepare your map before the event  

 On site  we will talk about these topic and them implement them into practice.

 

 

 

Practice 10.40 AM -12.30 PM

This is specially designed exercises which practicing those knowledge you obtain during the first part.

 

1. Bearing.

2. Roads.

3. Contouring.

4. Short race where you can test yourself in navigation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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