Find Your Next Adventure


DATE RANGE
Or leave the current defaults
TYPE
TRIP LEADER

GROUP

CLASSIFICATION

Quick Trip Search
Colorado Mountain Club
Welcome,   Log OutMember Login •  Contact Us
Home » Calendar » EventDetails

Event Details

Date Wednesday  4/7/2021
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG BMS - Land Navigation A
Start Time 6:00 PM
End Time 9:00 PM
Status Approved
Leader David Kuenzli
Group Price $35.00
Available Participants 3
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)

Location

Classroom Sessions: 

Wednesday, April 7, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Virtual Synchronous Class via Zoom

Wednesday, April 14, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Virtual Synchronous Class via Zoom

Students must participate in a PPG field trip where they are afforded the opportunity to practice and demonstrate their land navigation skills.  This will be listed as a separate trip, is typically the Saturday following the last academic class, and the trip leader will register participants for the trip.  



For more info Contact

Instructor: David Kuenzli

email: navsareneverlost@gmail.com

Admin: Tom Mulcahy (contact for pass code if you have met the pre-requisites)

email: thomleonmul@hotmail.com



Details

BMS Land Navigation



Pre-Requisites: Wilderness Fundamentals.  Email Tom Mulcahy if you have fullfilled the pre-requiste or equivilent and would like the pass code.




There are 2 class lectures. Our discussions include maps, compass, orienteering, estimating distance, interpreting map symbols, properly reading topo contour lines, learning about declination, sighting, taking a bearing, and route finding using all of these concepts. You’ll also participate in class exercises using a map and compass.



Students must participate in a PPG trip where they are afforded the opportunity to practice and demonstrate their land navigation skills.  



Refunds are issued for cancellations made up to two weeks prior to the start of the program.



There is a $10.00 cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations two weeks prior or no shows.



 



 




Notes

**Pre-Requisites: Wilderness Fundamentals**  The "Wild Fun" class covers concepts that will be expected knowledge for this course and will reference the text provided from this class!  

This course is part of the Pikes Peak Groups Basic Mountaineering School (BMS).  The program may be a pre-requisite for trips or other schools.  If you have any questions, please contact the instructor for this course.

Email Tom Mulcahy if you have fullfilled the pre-requiste or equivilent and would like the pass code.




Register


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.