Map & Compass Class Draws Big Crowd

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More than 30 attendees learned map and compass skills at a workshop jointly sponsored by our chapter and the NY-NJ Trail Conference. Hank Osborn, East Hudson Program Coordinator for the Trail Conference, taught the class, which was held at the Poughkeepsie Day School library.

Map and Compass skills are useful when bushwhacking, when one gets disoriented, and when the batteries die or signal is unavailable for hand-held GPS devices and phones.

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