Land Navigation & Map Reading
- Starts May 29Starts May 29
- 250 US dollars$250
The goal of this course is to provide a fundamental understanding of how to use a map and compass by teaching you about the necessary gear, skills, and techniques in a hands-on and practical way. Our Land Navigation course places a strong emphasis on teaching you the fundamentals. So, you will start by learning the basics, like parts of the compass, how to read a topographic map, the importance of declination, as well as how to use related tools, and equipment. Then we will set off into the woods so that you can put your knowledge to use in an active, hands-on, and practicable way. In this course you will learn: • Compass selection and use, including orienteering and lensatic. • Map reading, with emphasis USGS topographic. • Map scales, with emphasis on 1:24,000. • Adjusting for declination. • Navigating techniques using dead-reckoning and terrain association. • Route planning for short or long-range distances. Day 1: Classroom instruction Day 2: Outdoor practical exercises
Carolina Tactical Training has a no refund policy due to the fact that there are a limited number of seats scheduled for each class. Class sizes are held to a manageable size for safety of the clients and staff. When a student registers for a class and cancels that means that someone else could have taken that seat. The only opportunity for a refund is if it becomes necessary for Carolina Tactical Training to cancel the class due to low attendance or weather etc. Students needing to reschedule due to unforeseen circumstances must do so within 48 hours of class starting. When classes are scheduled seats in the class are utilized to logistically provide the course. Some evolutions require a certain number of students to be successful. Students successfully rescheduling a course will be rescheduled in the next course scheduled on our training calendar. Carolina Tactical Training reserves the right to review reasons for cancellations or refunds on a case by case basis.
2335 Airport Boulevard, West Columbia, SC, USA