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Backpacker Magazine – Online Exclusive

Navigation Webinar: Go Farther with Maps and GPS

In this beginner friendly course, BACKPACKER Map Editor Andrew Matranga teaches the essentials of map reading, GPS, and compass, plus how to use today's best digital mapping tools to plan trips, to navigate in the field and to share adventures once you get home.


NEW LOW PRICE! Get a $350 value for just $100.
Our popular online navigation course packs in a semester's worth of map and GPS knowledge in just two weeks of instruction. Comes with a yearly subscription to Trimble Outdoor Elite, a suite of mapping tools, digital map bundles, plus discounts on printed maps ($30 value).

Learn more from our Map Editor in this video:



   Two Week Online Maps and GPS Webinar 2013:
PRICE $100.00 - Wednesday, April 3rd and Wednesday, April 10th
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GO FARTHER WITH MAPS AND GPS
TWO-HOUR ONLINE WEBINAR: PRICE $100
DATES: Wednesday, April 3rd and Wednesday, April 10th
TIME: All sessions will begin at 7:00 p.m. EST.
DEADLINE FOR SIGNUPS: April 2nd

Course covers these topics
  • Map Essentials: From Paper Maps to Compass to GPS
  • Learn bearings, declination, and other topographic map essentials.
  • Trip Planning: At Home and On the Ground
  • Harness online and offline software to plan trips. Create custom paper maps for your next adventure.
  • In the Field: Know your GPS
  • Mapping in the backcountry. How GPS works and how to troubleshoot.
  • Trip Editing: Record, Edit, and Share Your Adventures
  • Create flyovers in Google Earth and organize photos and video. Share with friends and family.
Have a question?  Contact Map Editor and webinar host Andrew Matranga at maps@backpacker.com 

Click here to learn more and read about system requirements.



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