Welcome to Navigation 101 for Adventure Racing! In the short online course, we looked at the basics of navigation that are essential for any adventure racer. We’ll covered important topics like map reading, compass navigation, and pacing. If you missed it, watch the full recording on YouTube.
Overview: You’ll learn how to read different types of maps and how to use them to plan and navigate a course. We’ll also cover the basics of compass navigation, including how to take bearings and orient your map. You’ll learn how to use your compass in conjunction with your map to stay on course and avoid getting lost.
Additionally, we’ll discuss pacing, which is an important technique for keeping track of your progress and staying on schedule. We’ll show you how to use pacing to estimate distance traveled and to help you plan your route.
This course is perfect for beginners who are new to adventure racing or anyone looking to improve their navigation skills. Our hour-long video is available on YouTube, so you can follow along at your own pace and practice the techniques we teach. By the end of the course, you’ll have the confidence and skills to navigate any adventure race course with ease.