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GPS Training - Garmin day 2 - Get the best from your Garmin Maps & BaseCamp - Sherwood Forest - January 2018

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Your Guide: Henry Gill
  • Maximum number of places per day: 8
  • Price Per Person: £80.00

Linked to GPS Training - Garmin Day 1 - Getting to Grips with GPS Navigation Basics - Sherwood Forest - January 2018Book both and get a £20.00 discount

course notes

GPS Training - Garmin Day 2 - Get the best from your Garmin & Basecamp  

This course is for those who have already attended our 'Garmin GPS training day' or who have good GPS skills and wish to take them to a new level.

The day commences at 9.30am.

Please remember to bring along your GPS & cable if you’re using your own kit and boots and outdoor gear as this is a very hands on day with a large proportion of the time spent outdoors. Don’t worry we won’t be flogging you up hills all the walking will be at low level and easily achieved by the average walker.

We’re not very good at long lunches as you see; however there will be time for a break for Tea, Coffee and biscuits morning & afternoon.

Morning 9.30am to 12.30pm approx

Introductions

Revision of learning points from the Outdoor Garmin GPS course

Housekeeping, Reset Trip & Current Track

Save Tracklog & Archive Tracks

Introduction to Basecamp & exercises

Create route in Basecamp and navigate

Download tracklog from gps to BaseCamp & review

Afternoon 1pm to 4.30pm approx

Basecamp exercises

Create route in Basecamp and navigate

Download tracklog from gps to BaseCamp & review

Using your gps abroad

Download routes & trails from the internet

Google Earth & BaseCamp

International mapping for your gps

Final questions & goodbyesIf you would like to use one of our loan GPS on the course it would be helpful if you could let us know in advance of the day stating any preference of GPS you would like to try.

SPECIAL OFFER - Book onto both days (Saturday and Sunday for only £140.00, rather than £160.00) and get our Bronze support package (Worth £50.00) for 1 year at no extra cost, just add both days to your shopping cart and the discount will be applied.



Please find more information about our support packages options here


Sherwood - NG21 9HN - (road miles to)

Nottingham – 19 miles

Sheffield – 27 miles

Leicester – 45 miles

Birmingham – 74 miles

Manchester – 65 miles

Liverpool – 122 miles

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