Trail Craft Workshop ~ Traditional Navigation

Teaching Fundamental Outdoor Skills;

Developing Outdoor Competency; and 

Building Backcountry Confidence


Dynamics of

Traditional Navigation


Terrain Dynamics

Plant Dynamics

Weather Dynamics

Celestial Dynamics


Safety, Use and Maintenance

Foot Travel Skills in the Landscape


Safety – FIRST

Use – Hike Efficiently

Maintenance – Awareness Always


Understanding the Land


Lay of the Land

Life Zones

Water Ways


Main Topics


Lay of the Land

Cardinal Directions

Home Centric Navigation


Map and Compass


Registering for a

Trail Craft Workshop


For more planning information…

The Trail Craft Workshop ~ Traditional Navigation can be as short a day or as long as several days to a week.  Since each workshop is individually designed for your organization or group we will discuss the design for your particular workshop.

For more planning information…

To start the conversation and discuss a workshop with Jeff or to register for a workshop …


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