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April 2019

Land Navigation Class (Springfield, Missouri)

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lifepoint Church, 51 Riverdale Road
Ozark, MO United States
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$35.00

The Land Navigation class will cover the basic use of topographical maps and a compass.  The class will cover basic map nomenclature, proper use and reading of maps, orientating your map, taking a bearing from a map, identifying terrain from a map and transferring this over to real life situation. This class will consist of 2-3 hours of classroom instruction and various exercises utilizing a map and compass in the classroom.  Once each student has a basic understanding, we will…

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May 2019

Wilderness First-Aid (Springfield, Missouri)

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lifepoint Church, 51 Riverdale Road
Ozark, MO United States
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$55

This is a condensed version of the two day wilderness first aid class that is centered around the most common injuries and medical issues that may arise while in the wilderness. Unlike many other wilderness first aid classes, we take this class a step further in providing practical exercises that not only cover the diagnosing and treating of patents, but also the evacuation if necessary. Students will need to bring their first aid kit, along with other items that they…

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July 2019

Mountaineering School

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam’s Throne Mt. Judea, AR United States + Google Map
$100.00

Join Hiking the Ozarks Founder, Dan Nash, for the annual Mountaineering School-in-a-day to learn essential mountaineering skills.  This is a one-of-a-kind experience in the Midwest. Similar classes are offered out West, but not here in the Ozarks and this class sells out every year. It is particularly suitable for those more serious backpackers, or those with interest in climbing a mountain. SPECIAL FEATURES: 50% of all proceeds from this class are donated directly to the Sherpa people in the Mt…

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September 2019

Phase I Survival Class (Springfield, Missouri)

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lifepoint Church, 51 Riverdale Road
Ozark, MO United States
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$35.00

This class is a must for anyone who spends time in the outdoors, from hikers and backpackers to mountain bikers, to  canoe and kayak and horse back riders.  The class is separated into a morning classroom session which will cover the basics of outdoor survival, which includes instruction on preparing a survival kit, the psychology of survival, shelter, water, fire, preparation for rescue, collecting wild edibles, the use of snares, dead falls, fish traps and surviving harsh weather environments.  At…

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