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10/15/2021 7:52:46 PM
Posted: 9/5/2021 9:18:47 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/17/2021 11:05:04 PM EDT by Notcalifornialegal]
Overview

This will be an introduction to navigating with a compass, protractor and map.  This was a significant portion of the Warfighter Challenge, and the goal is to get individuals comfortable with navigating using only a compass and protractor.

There will be a refresher and basic introduction beforehand.

Location and Time
Saturday September 25 Starting at 14:00.

Google Maps coordinates 39.3669785, -105.2461592

Required Equipment
-Lensatic or orienting style compass
-1:25 Map Protractor
-Map Pens
-Map Will be provided

Highly recommend studying beforehand, and below are the resources I used prior to the WFC.

https://www.maptools.com/tutorials/mgrs/quick_guide

https://randallsadventure.com/sites/default/files/rat-sar-land-nav.pdf

Now if you show up totally green and don’t know how to read coordinates or find points on a map can you still succeed?

Maybe, but it’ll be easier if you have a basic understanding of the concepts.

If you would like to attend please RSVP beforehand.
Email ([email protected]) IM or responding to this thread will suffice.

Let me know if you would like to attend or have any questions.

Link Posted: 9/5/2021 10:50:01 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Notcalifornialegal:
Overview

This will be an introduction to navigating with a compass, protractor and map.  This was a significant portion of the Warfighter Challenge, and the goal is to get individuals comfortable with navigating using only a compass and protractor.

There will be a refresher and basic introduction beforehand.

Location and Time
Saturday September 25 Starting at 14:00. Roughly 1 hour Southwest of Denver, final location to follow.

Required Equipment
-Lensatic or orienting style compass
-1:25 Map Protractor
-Map Pens
-Map Will be provided

Highly recommend studying beforehand, and below are the resources I used prior to the WFC.

https://www.maptools.com/tutorials/mgrs/quick_guide

https://randallsadventure.com/sites/default/files/rat-sar-land-nav.pdf

Now if you show up totally green and don't know how to read coordinates or find points on a map can you still succeed?

Maybe, but it'll be easier if you have a basic understanding of the concepts.

If you would like to attend please RSVP beforehand.
Email ([email protected]) IM or responding to this thread will suffice.

Let me know if you would like to attend or have any questions.

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cost of the class?
Link Posted: 9/5/2021 11:10:31 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By JLPettimoreIII:
cost of the class?
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No cost involved. Unless you need to buy the compass and protractor.

Link Posted: 9/17/2021 11:06:34 PM EDT
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