Topo Map Use and Understanding

In this course NRS Instructor Tracy Trimble (author of Essential Wilderness Navigatin) will detail many aspects of topography use for the new user.  This course will include the following:

  • How to find free and paid high quality topo maps
  • How to use a scale accurately.
  • How to read topography lines accurately.
  • How to read important terrain features on a map. 
  • How to use information on your map with your GPS. 
  • How to use your topo map and compass together.