Maps, compass and GPS

Are you eager to go off the beaten path? To make sure you will be able to find your way back, you should know how to use a map, a compass and a GPS. Massif du Sud regional park offers a complete workshop to give you all the tools and knowledge necessary for your next adventures.

Workshop content

  • Orientation with the environment
  • Complementarity of the orientation tools
  • Topographic map
  • Geographic coordinates system (DMS)
  • Topographic coordinates system UTM and MTM
  • The 3 Norths
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • Practical exercises and orientation

What to bring?

Lunch, snacks, water, clothing and shoes suited for a hike in the forest and for the day’s weather. Snowshoes for the winter workshop. If you have a compass and a GPS, please bring them with you. Otherwise, the park will lend you those items for the duration of the workshop.

There are no upcoming events at this time.