(10/16-17/21) Land Navigation Level I Course: 2-Day – Oct 16-17, 2021 – Forest Hill, LA. Price: $350.00


This class will be held in Forest Hill, Louisiana from Oct 16-17, 2021.

TYR Group’s Land Navigation training provides hands-on experience and confidence to properly read a map and navigate over land using limited tools.


TYR Group’s Land Navigation Level I Course is a 2-day hands-on course that provides students who attend with the capability, experience and confidence to properly read a map and navigate over land using nothing more than a map, protractor, and compass. Today, GPS is a great technological tool but what if that technology fails? Furthermore, without a GPS do you know how to make your way? This course provides the essentials to read a map, analyze terrain, and decide on a route using control measures to travel over land while exploiting the terrain to your advantage. Instructors teach and mentor students in a progressive manner that challenges and builds confidence and self-reliance.

Course Summary

  • Map Reading and interpreting the Marginal information on a map
  • Properly interpreting Topographic Symbols
  • Understanding Common Colors used on a map
  • Interpreting Contour intervals
  • Use of a protractor to determine grid coordinates and plot a location
  • Converting Azimuths
  • Determining distance
  • Navigational Equipment and Methods
  • Parts of a compass.
  • Shooting an azimuth.
  • Determining a back azimuth.
  • Establishing a pace count.
  • Interpretation of Terrain features
  • Dead Reckoning
  • Terrain association
  • Route Planning for short or long-range orienteering

And more…

Recommended Packing List

(This is a Basic List. You will be in a field environment for the entire course.)

  • Durable outdoor clothing
  • Broken in and serviceable footwear 
  • Lensatic Compass (mandatory)
  • Pocket knife
  • Watch
  • Flashlight with colored lenses
  • Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK)
  • Assault Pack or Backpack with a 3-Liter Hydration System
  • Eye Protection
  • Poncho / Rain Gear
  • Pencil and Pen
  • Paper
  • Gloves
  • Seasonally appropriate hat, underwear, and outerwear
  • Good quality insect repellent with Deet (spring, summer, and fall)
  • Folding Chair (optional)
  • Seasonally appropriate equipment to remain overnight in field conditions.
  • Enough Food and Water for the Entire Time in the Field.


***** Due to Department of State ITAR regulations, all Tactical Training is only available to US Citizens and Residents. *****


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