Students will further develop their skills in navigation with map and compass, wilderness travel, survival skills, and mountain sense. Students will also develop a proficiency with electronic navigation apps, such as Gaia, and be able to implement a route plan while using this technology to provide a quality experience for themselves and others. Upon successful completion students will receive the Outdoor Council of Canada Map, Navigation and Compass certifications.
REC 148 and WLP 149 as pre- or corequisites
This course consists of one pre-trip planning session plus a five day overnight field trip.
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