THIS ENHANCED LAND NAVIGATION COURSE IN THE JACKSON TN AREA WILL TEACH YOU THE APPLICATION OF ADVANCED LAND NAVIGATION METHODS. WE PROVIDE WEST TN AND ALL OF THE SOUTH EAST WITH THE BEST LAND NAVIGATION AND WILDERNESS SURVIVAL CLASSES.

OUR ENHANCED LAND NAVIGATION COURSE BEGINS WITH OUR ONE DAY INTRODUCTORY COURSE AND EXPANDS THAT KNOWLEDGE OVER AN ADDITIONAL 2 DAYS. THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE PROFESSIONAL AND AVID OUTDOORS ENTHUSIAST ALIKE.

DURING THIS COURSE WE WILL BE CONDUCTING DAY AND NIGHT LAND NAVIGATION EXERCISES AS WELL AS SELF MAPPING WHICH MAY CONSIST OF HIKES OF UP TO 3-5 MILES IN RUGGED TERRAIN.

  • YOU ARE WELCOME TO CAMP ON LOCATION OR TRAVEL TO AND FROM CLASS DAILY.
  • THIS COURSE IS LIMITED TO 5 STUDENTS PER SESSION.
  • CERTIFICATES ISSUED UPON COMPLETION OF ALL COURSES WE OFFER.

TOPICS COVERED IN ADDITION TO THE INTRODUCTION TO LAND NAVIGATION COURSE:

  • TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS
  • MAKING AND UNDERSTANDING PACE BEADS
  • HOW TO ORIENT A MAP TO TERRAIN
  • TRAIL BLAZING METHODS
  • TRUE/GRID/MAGNETIC NORTH EXPLAINED
  • DECLINATION EXPLAINED
  • HOW TO USE HANDRAILS, BASELINES, BACKSTOPS AND AIMING OFF
  • MEASURING USING A COMPASS AND MAP SCALE
  • RESECTION
  • NIGHT LAND NAVIGATION EXERCISES
  • MEASURING HEIGHT OF, AND DISTANCE TO OBJECTS FROM AFAR USING A COMPASS , PACE COUNT AND OTHER METHODS
  • SELF MAPPING UNFAMILIAR TERRAIN
  • SOCNAV PRACTICAL EXERCISE
  • PRIMITIVE NAVIGATION METHODS FOR DAY AND NIGHT
  • U.T.M./M.G.R.S.MILITARY GRID REFERENCE SYSTEM
  • MAP FREE LAND NAVIGATION

ITEMS NEEDED:

  • APPROPRIATE CLOTHING/FOOTWEAR
  • BASEPLATE STYLE COMPASS (NON LENSATIC) WITH MOVEABLE BEZEL RING AND SIGHTING DEVICE (SILVA RANGER OR SIMILAR)
  • WATER BOTTLE OR HYDRATION PACK
  • NOTEPAD AND PENCIL (WATERPROOF RECOMMENDED)
  • 25FT OF PARACORD OR #36 BANKLINE
  • BLAZE ORANGE OR BRIGHTLY COLORED BANDANNA
  • MEASURING DEVICE (RULER,SMALL TAPE MEASURE,ETC)

WATER WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THIS COURSE

$275 Each