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One Day Wilderness GPS Workshop with Lunch and Drinks

Blue Mountains, NSW
IC034
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For 1 person
1 Day
$149 each
$149 each
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Highlights

  • Learn essential GPS skills for outdoor navigation
  • Learn to correctly set up and use a GPS compass and altimeter
  • Highly experienced wilderness guides

Challenge yourself with a one day wilderness workshop in the Blue Mountains, learning essential GPS skills that can be used to navigate in off-track areas. Your highly experienced guides will teach you skills such as projecting a waypoint and walking route, and terrain association and recognition.

Exclusive to RedBalloon

This price is exclusive to RedBalloon customers, you won't find it cheaper anywhere else

What's Included?

  • Full day of GPS-related instruction
  • Highly experienced wilderness guides
  • All equipment provided (feel free to bring your own!)
  • Light lunch and refreshments (soft drink, water)
  • All technical training and instruction
  • All National Parks entry fees

Enjoy a fun and challenging full day workshop in the wilderness of the Blue Mountains, learning how to use and master a GPS. Run by from some of Australia's leading wilderness navigation professionals, the program runs off a four persons to one instructor ratio to ensure you receive the very best training. After a thorough introduction and training, you'll later be challenged with field exercises including projecting a waypoint from a topographic map and a walking route to it using your GPS, and terrain association and recognition using a topographic map and GPS. A wholesome lunch with refreshments is provided as you take a break and soak up the serene bushland. The perfect gift for the outdoor enthusiast in your life!

Session Length

This experience runs for one full day starting from 9am to approximately 4:30pm.

Guidelines

  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • This activity does not require special fitness - if you can walk you can take part
  • It's recommended to bring your own preferred GPS unit, however you can loan one on the day. Alternatively, you can purchase a GPS unit from their Adventure Store with a generous discount

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

Numbers on the Day

Group size will be one instructor for every four participants. Please note, this can sometimes vary depending on participant numbers. Minimum required number of participants is two.

Weather

This experience usually goes ahead rail, hail or shine!

Dress Code

Please dress for a day outside in the mountains. Bring adequate sun protection, rain protection and warm layers. The weather in the Blue Mountains is dynamic and can change quickly so be prepared! Please keep cotton clothing to a minimum - if it gets wet it will make you extremely cold. Ideal clothing is quick drying synthetics or wool. If the weather is cold then thermal under layers are highly recommended!

Other Info

It's recommended to bring your own preferred GPS unit, however you can loan one on the day. Alternatively, you can purchase a GPS unit from their Adventure Store with a generous discount.

This experience takes place in the beauty of the World Heritage-Listed Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia.