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Topographic Map & Compass Basics Course - July 10, 2018

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

$12 - per participant
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Topographic Map & Compass Basics Course
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Topographic Maps & Compass Basics Course is designed to give you the foundational skills of reading a topographic map, using a compass, and using the two together.  Use this opportunity to introduce yourself to topographic maps, or to refresh your skills in map reading and compass basics.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This course contains the following skills:
- Reading a topographic map
- Interpreting natural and man-made features on a topographic map
- Using a topographic map to measure distance
- Using a topographic map to measure elevation change
- Reading a compass
- Taking a bearing

Full information and course confirmation will be emailed to each participant within one week of registration.

Advance registration and payment is required.
$12 - per participant
(Rewards Members - this purchase goes towards your rewards points)

All fees include a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the total fee.
Please read our Cancellation & Refund Policy before registering.

Great Miami Outfitters
Cross Pointe Centre
101 E. Alex-Bell Road, #140
Centerville, Ohio 45459

For more information, call us at the store (937) 938-5009, or email adventure@greatmiamioutfitters.com.

How long is the course?
The course will be 1.5 hours.
May I bring my own snacks and beverages?
Yes, you may!  We will also have cups for water, tea, and coffee.
Is this course taught outside?
No, this course will be taught in our indoor classroom.  If you are interested in a course with similar content out on the trail, call the store at (937) 938-5009 and ask to speak with our Program Staff, or email adventure@greatmiamioutfitters.com.
I may be a few minutes late…is that okay?
The course will start promptly at 6:00 PM. However, if you are late, we just ask that you be courteous to the other participants as you enter.
What is the next opportunity for the hiker, paddler, and traveler?
Great Miami Outfitters offers a variety of classroom style classes or outbound courses and trips for traveling, hiking, backpacking, and paddling.  For a full list of programs, please visit Classes & Trips.
Great Miami Outfitters is committed to preserving and protecting the natural world. To accomplish this, our programs and events are waste free. We ask that our participants use re-usable items such as water bottles, cups, plates, and utensils. We will provide receptacles for compost, recycling, and any remaining land-fill waste. Thank you for help in protecting our outdoor spaces that we all enjoy.

If no spots are available. please call the store at (937) 938-5009 to be added to the wait list.


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