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Navigation training weekend

Kahurangi National Park

Grade: Easy

Event Status: Programme

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From Saturday 13 February 2021
To Sunday 14 February 2021

Cost: $

Trip Leader:
Mike Glover

Mike Glover

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Phone: 027 226 2420
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Navigation training by Mike Glover.

Saturday 13th February, 9am start.
Navigation training in the Nelson classroom (venue to be confirmed) with some outside exercises.
Subjects we will cover.
1 Trip planning
2 Terrain assessment using the map to relate to the land features of a particular area.  
3 Taking magnetic and grid bearings.
4 Traveling on a bearing using the compass to keep you on course.
5  Using a compass to find your exact position.
What to bring: Pencil, ruler, eraser, compass, paper for making notes and to work on, lunch. 
Sunday 14th February, 8am start.
Travel to Flora car park where we will navigate through untracked terrain between flora saddle and the summit of MT Lodestone.
People will need to be of around medium fitness.
What to bring: Compass and usual tramping gear suitable for a day walk. 
The course is designed for beginners through to experienced people.


It is IMPORTANT that "You contact the Trip Leader before registering" for a trip. Especially if you are new to the club or a non-club member (Visitor). The Leader will need to be confident that you have the experience, fitness and the correct gear to complete the trip successfully. :-)
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VISITORS can register using their email address which will be used to send you trip registration confirmation details and the ability to cancel the trip registration.

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Registrations close 2021-02-11 00:00, Number Registered: 0 , Trip Capacity: 15, Waiting List Space: 10