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Advanced GPS Navigation Techniques
Desert Institute Survival Skills Course


Work with software tools to learn how to load maps and waypoints, create a trip route and download it to a GPS. Learn to integrate mapping software to improve trip planning. This class will combine outdoor hands-on practice with classroom lecture. This class is not to be missed if you plan on spending any time in the desert! Participants need to provide their own GPS units.

Sponsored by the Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park, this field seminar meets at the Oasis Visitor Center, 74485 National Park Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 on Sunday, October 7, 9 am – 4 pm. The cost is $85 ($75 for JTNPA/PINE members). For brochure, information and registration call (760) 367-5535 or visit

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