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GPS training course


A GPS training course is exactly what you need to enjoy your favourite outdoor activity always knowing where you're going…
PHOTOS

PROGRAM

Our experts will help you expand your knowledge on cartography and improve your orienteering skills, enabling you to plan safe outings. The course will enable you to fully learn how to use the GPS, an increasingly indispensable tool in a variety of outdoor activities and everyday life.

The course may be more or less in-depth depending on your requests. On request it is also possible to combine theory and practice modules of in a more advanced course and achieve a comprehensive training in all matters by extending the duration to a whole weekend. We also organize customized courses for groups of hikers and any kind of groups/associations practising outdoor activities.

DAY

Meeting point: meeting in suitable location, to be defined based on participants and their needs.

Theory

  • The GPS system
  • How GPS works
  • Waypoints, tracks and routes
  • Topography: the coordinate systems
  • Topography: the Map Datum

How to:

  • Plot the position
  • Mark a Waypoint
  • Record a track
  • Take a course

Pratice

  • Taking a fix
  • Marking a Waypoint
  • Navigating toward a Waypoint
  • Recording a track
  • Following a track
  • Entering a route
  • Navigating a route

Equipment

  • We will give specific information depending on the chosen location and season
  • Personal GPS (required)

Clothing

  • We will give specific information depending on the chosen location and season
DAY

Meeting point: meeting in suitable location, to be defined based on participants and their needs.

Theory

  • The GPS system
  • How GPS works
  • Waypoints, tracks and routes
  • Topography: the coordinate systems
  • Topography: the Map Datum

How to:

  • Plot the position
  • Mark a Waypoint
  • Record a track
  • Take a course

Pratice

  • Taking a fix
  • Marking a Waypoint
  • Navigating toward a Waypoint
  • Recording a track
  • Following a track
  • Entering a route
  • Navigating a route

Equipment

  • We will give specific information depending on the chosen location and season
  • Personal GPS (required)

Clothing

  • We will give specific information depending on the chosen location and season

DETAILS

DURATION
orologio
1 Day
orologio
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
stelle
low
stelle
FITNESS LEVEL
cuori
fair
cuori
PERSONS
utente
Min 4 - max 8 for each Mountain Guide
utente
PERIOD
calendario
from 01/01 to 31/12
DURATION
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
FITNESS LEVEL
PERSONS
PERIOD
1 Day
low
fair
Min 4 - max 8 for each Mountain Guide
from 01/01 to 31/12
orologio
stelle
cuori
utente
calendario

RATES

90€ fee for each participant
The rate includes
  • the assistance of a UIAGM certified Mountain Guide
  • liability insurance

The rate does not include
  • research and rescue insurance with UVGAM coverage (recommended): €5 per person for 3 days
  • the hiring of any personal equipment (avalanche beacon, shovel and probe): €15/day per person while supplies last
  • tickets for lift facilities
  • the Mountain Guide’s expenses (lifts, transfers, meals and accommodation) to be covered by participants
  • transfers, meals and accommodation
  • anything that is not mentioned under "The rate includes"
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by they respective owners. without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening / closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by they respective owners. without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening / closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
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(+39) 333 7681414
(+39) 328 9720451

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