Orientation for beginners

Learn to read the topographic map and to use a compass for its use in mountaineering sports.

Orientación básica
  • Mountaineering cartography and orientation.
  • Coordinate systems: geographic and UTM.
  • The projections. The scale. The representation of the relief.
  • Reading of maps. Planimetry, altimetry and toponymy.
  • The compass.
  • Cartographic sources of mountaineering.
  • Ratio: 1 teacher, 8 students.
  • Duration: 2 days.
  • Requirements: You mustn’t have any kind of medical condition that could hinder your progress during the activity.
  • Place: Andalusian Natural Parks.
  • Material: Boots, backpack, water bottle and appropriate clothes, paper, pencil and protractor, SILVA compass and altimeter (if available).
  • Price: € 100.
  • Dates: exact date to be determined, sometime in the month of October.

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