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Advanced Land Navigation at Buck Shoals

Saturday, Nov 5, 2016 (10 AM to 3:30 PM)

After a short refresher on basics, students, operating in teams of two for safety, will be issued azimuths which will be used to locate a specific location and then return to start point. The established land navigation lanes will be from 2-4 kilometers. Students must be physically fit, able to hike up hill in a wooded area for up to 2 hours.

This six hour course will start with a one hour refresher on the use of the compass and maps, and the establishment of individual pace count over a 100 meter course. Students, operating in teams of two for safety, will be issued azimuths which will be used to locate a specific location and then return to start point. The established land navigation lanes will be from 2-4 kilometers. Students will operate in heavily wooded flat to hilly terrain so students should be physically fit to complete the course. Participants must be able to hike up hill in a wooded area for up to two hours. Limit 16. $40 or $35 if registered by October 29. Please call the Visitor's Center for registration and information at (706) 878-3087.

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Admission: $40 or $35 if pre-paid by October 29.
Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 706-878-3087

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Location
Smithgall Woods State Park
61 Tsalaki Trail
Helen, GA 30545

Directions

GPS Coordinates:
N 34.691950 | W -083.767150

Located on Highway 75 Alt, 3 miles west of Helen.


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Smithgall Woods State Park
61 Tsalaki Trail
Helen, GA 30545 View Details


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