Land Navigation Basics: July 13, 2024


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In this class, students will learn how to read and identify items on an MGRS map, plot grid coordinates, plan routes, and use a map, compass, and terrain association to navigate an unknown area.

The class will start with a classroom style instructional portion, and finish with a practical exercise in which the students will navigate to 6 different points they plot on the map.

Gear needed:

  • Lensatic or baseplate compass
  • Protractor with 1:24,000 scale
  • Note taking materials
  • Hiking boots or trail shoes
  • water and snacks

This class will be held at Penn Hills Community Park

120 Colorado Street

Verona, PA 15147


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